In this section you will find the latest versions of standard iRAP technical specifications, guides and manuals, which can be used in procurement and management of iRAP-specification activities.
Standard Terms of Reference
This standard Terms of Reference (TOR) is designed to assist those who want to undertake or procure iRAP-specification activities. It can be used as the basis of a project plan and/or in the process of engaging consultants to deliver services.
Star Ratings and Investment Plans: Road Survey and Coding Specification
This document sets out the minimum specifications for an iRAP Inspection (survey and coding). The purpose of the road inspections is to collect data that can be used in the creation of iRAP Star Ratings and Safer Roads Investment Plans (SRIP).
Manual de Codificação para Classificação por Estrelas
Este manual define os atributos da infraestrutura viária que são usados na produção das Classificações por Estrelas e dos Planos de Investimento em Vias Mais Seguras, do iRAP, e explica como eles devem ser registrados (ou codificados).
Star Ratings and Investment Plans: Supporting Data Template
This Microsoft Excel spreadsheet may be used as a template for the collection of Supporting Data for Star Rating and Safer Roads Investment Plan analyses. It should be used in conjunction with the Star Ratings and Investment Plans: Data Analysis and Reporting Specification.
Star Ratings and Investment Plans: Upload File Specification
This specification lists the road attributes and categories required for the creation of file that can be uploaded to the iRAP software for processing. The specification should be read in conjunction with Star Rating Coding Manual.
Star Rating Inspection System Accreditation Specification and Record
The purpose of this document is firstly to describe the necessary criteria and quality specification required for an iRAP Star Rating inspection system, and secondly to document an individual inspection system's ability to meet the specification.
This guide discusses the business case for safer roads and the advantages in setting ambitious road safety targets for policy makers and also explains some of the ways that the Star Rating results can be used to identify high risk locations and prioritise life-saving treatments using the freely available iRAP online software. The Star Rating of designs, monitoring and measuring the impact of investment in safe road infrastructure and the importance of communicating and celebrating success are also covered.