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A world free of high-risk roads

iRAP is a registered charity dedicated to preventing the more than 3,500 road deaths that occur every day worldwide.

At the heart of iRAP is a spirit of cooperation. We provide tools and training to help automobile associations, governments, funding agencies, research institutes and other non-government organisations in more than 70 countries make roads safe.

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Safety Inspections

Using specially equipped vehicles, software and trained personnel, iRAP inspections involve detailed road surveys and data collection, focusing on more than 50 different road attributes that are known to influence the likelihood of a crash and its severity.

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Star Ratings

Star Ratings are based on road inspection data and provide a simple and objective measure of the level of safety which is ‘built-in’ to the road for vehicle occupants, motorcyclists, bicyclists and pedestrians. Five-star roads are the safest while one-star roads are the least safe.

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Investment Plans

iRAP considers more than 90 proven road improvement options to generate affordable and economically sound Safer Road Investment Plans (SRIP) that improve a road's Star Ratings and will save lives.

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