International Road Assessment Programme

Our vision is for a world free of high-risk roads

Saving lives and preventing serious injuries on the world’s roads is what iRAP (the International Road Assessment Programme) is all about. With 1.35 million deaths and 30-50,000,000 injuries every year, we need urgent action now to deliver safer roads for all road users.

IndiaRAP News: Dr Subhamay Gangopadhyay appointed as new IRF India Chapter President

IndiaRAP Programme Manager Dr Subhamay Gangopadhyay has been appointed as new IRF India Chapter President. Dr Gangopadhyay who assumed the Chairmanship on 19th October 2020 said in his investiture speech, “I look forward to contributing to the activities of IRF IC in...

The Year That Was … 2020!

Congratulations to all our partners in 102 countries for their life-saving work during 2020. Together we are making a difference every day, getting more people home safely to their families. There were too many good news stories to mention them all, but our 2020...

BrazilRAP 1 Year On Workshop Highlights National Gains

Event Summary The BrazilRAP One Year On Workshop held on 16 December drew 157 stakeholders and highlighted significant progress and high level commitment to eliminating high-risk roads across the country. The webinar, attended by government agencies, development banks...

Latest WrapUp newsletter now available – December 2020 Edition

Welcome to iRAP’s December 2020 Newsletter.  In this edition: iRAP receives Prince Michael Award Latest metrics showcase capacity building success   Crash and iRAP Star Rating data now linked in DRIVER Multilateral Development Banks unite  Project SABRINA takes the...

Call for Proposals Open – UN Road Safety Fund 2020

The United National Road Safety Trust Fund (UNRSF) 2020 Call for Proposals is open between 30 October 2020 and 31 January 2021 (23:59 CET). Through this Call, the Fund will disburse USD$4 million to approved projects aimed at reducing road traffic fatalities and...

Pacific Corridor to be reassessed 10 years after first analysis

Ten years after its first safety analysis, iRAP is supporting an Inter-American Development Bank reassessment of Central America’s Pacific Corridor connecting 7 countries, with the potential to save 65,000 lives. The Pacific Corridor is the most important land route...

iRAP highlighted in FIA Motorsport Contribution to Health, Safety and the Environment Report

iRAP's impact across more than 100 countries supported by the FIA Foundation has been highlighted in the FIA Motorsport Contribution to Health, Safety and the Environment Report released today. FIA President Jean Todt said, "Motorsport has always participated in the...

Welcome to the iRAP Board – Shane O’Connor

iRAP is delighted to confirm the appointment of Shane O’Connor, Communications Advisor, FedEx to the iRAP Board. He brings enormous passion and experience to the Board in communications and corporate social responsibility. Shane is responsible for facilitating the...

EuroRAP News: Results from the CEF SLAIN project launched – ‘’Road Infrastructure Requirements for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV)’’

Today, more than 250 participants came together virtually in a special conference of the CEF SLAIN project results dedicated to the ‘’Road Infrastructure Requirements for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV)’’. Ms Lina Konstantinopoulou, Secretary General of...

Latest metrics showcase capacity building success

iRAP’s latest global metrics highlight outstanding growth in the charity’s Training and Accreditation programme having reached almost 28,000 people in 137 countries during the past 6 years; 132 people and 14 inspection systems have been accredited since 2018 . The...

iRAP receives Prince Michael Award for work saving lives in 100 countries

iRAP is proud and honoured to be awarded a 2020 Prince Michael International Road Safety Award for its charitable work saving thousands of lives in more than 100 countries worldwide.iRAP and its partners have now assessed the safety of 1.5 million km of road, helped...

Readiness of Infrastructure for Automated Vehicles profiled internationally

EuroRAP, iRAP, ARRB and University of Zagreb Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences (FPZ) have submitted congress papers to 7 international events on Assessing the Readiness of Infrastructure for Automated Vehicles from a safety perspective as part of Project...

EuroRAP News: RADAR Project Partner AMZS pilots action on VRUS interlinks, leading to improvements for Gabrovka school

EuroRAP RADAR project partner, Slovenian Automobile and Motorcycle Club (AMZS) led national consultation in September on proposed measures to increase the safety of vulnerable road users in its project pilot locations, including the need for safety improvements at a...

EuroRAP news: Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM) starts pilot schools assessment supported by SR4S

EuroRAP RADAR project partner, Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM) has started a pilot school assessment programme in two schools in urban and rural contexts, supported by Star Rating for Schools. One school was selected in Congaz village in the Gagauz region (one of the...

EuroRAP News: KTI implements speed management pilot in Hungary

EuroRAP RADAR project partner, KTI Institute for Transport Sciences Non-profit Ltd., has successfully implemented a Pilot project in Hungary in the field of speed management. The aim of the Pilot was to examine the effects of vehicle activated speed warning signs and...

EuroRAP news: Czech Auto-Moto Club completes Vulnerable Road Users pilot project

EuroRAP RADAR project partner, Czech auto-moto club (ÚAMK), has completed an extensive investigation related to the theoretical and practical protection of vulnerable road users (VRU) on roads in cities and villages in the Czech Republic.  The pilot action is...

ACRS Young Leader’s Oration Award goes to Dr Tana Tan

Congratulations to Dr Tana Tan who was presented with the 2020 Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS) Young Leader’s Oration Award at the ACRS Award Ceremony during the opening of National Road Safety Week on Sunday 15th November. The award recognises Dr Tan’s...

AIIB $165m Loan to Enhance Uzbekistan Transport Connectivity informed by iRAP

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is providing a loan of USD165.5 million to improve road efficiency, safety and climate resilience of cross-border roads in the Bukhara region of Uzbekistan, supported by iRAP Star Ratings. Good road connectivity is an...

Thai Department of Rural Roads wins IRF 2020 Global Achievement Award

The Thai Department of Rural Roads (DRR) has been awarded the International Road Federation (IRF) 2020 Global Achievement Award in the Safety Category for its Integrated Road Safety Management System. DRR’s iRAP-endorsed Road Safety Audit System (RSAS) has analysed...

Inscrições abertas – BrazilRAP, desafios e oportunidades: lições aprendidas após 1 ano do lançamento no Brasil

Webinar Gratuito: BrazilRAP, desafios e oportunidades: lições aprendidas após 1 ano do lançamento no Brasil Reserve esta data:das 10 às 12:00, do dia 16 de dezembro de 2020. O programa BrazilRAP visa abordar vias de alto risco em todo o país em parceria com agências...

AIIB First Project in Lao to Improve Star Rating of NH-13

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is investing USD$40 million to improve a critical section of National Road 13 in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), with an expected direct benefit to over half a million people. AIIB’s first approved...

iRAP support of GRSF in BIGRS Phase 3 kicks off

iRAP is supporting the World Bank Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) in Phase 3 of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS). Phase 3, which runs from 2020 to 2025 builds on success and impact of the RS10 phase (2010 – 2014) and the BIGRS...

Rodovias & Vias Magazine promotes BrazilRAP success – “iRAP, the Brazilian Stars”

Issue 124 of Brazil’s main infrastructure publication Rodovias & Vias has promoted BrazilRAP's success in 2020. Download a copy of the issue here (in Portuguese) and see the article on pages 94-97, or download the iRAP section in English here English translation:...

26,000km of Sao Paulo’s State Highways to be assessed

Tenders have recently been called by the Secretaria de Logistica e Transportes, Government of São Paulo to assess the safety of 26,000km of State Highways as part of a programme funded by the International Bank for Reconstruction, Action and Development (IBRD)....

IndiaRAP News: First NHAI Assessment Underway Across 3 States

Pictured above and right: NHAI PIU office team prepare to commence the survey IndiaRAP’s first NHAI project Star Rating 2,400 carriageway km of national highways across 3 states is underway in a bid to address escalating road deaths and injuries in recent years. The...

International Road Assessment Programme: Supporting 3-star or better journeys for all road users.

 

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