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.

iRAP ViDA Guide Version 2.1 released

The new ViDA User Guide is specifically for the use of new ViDA reports and other functions now available in ViDA. It also contains updated information on training and accreditation. The guide has been recently updated in January 2021 (Version 2.1). These updates...

What’s new for training in 2021?

In the past three years, we have been consulting with course participants and accredited suppliers on their needs and based on that, we plan to deliver in 2021: A new course on ViDA analyst. In this course, participants will learn how to access and make use of results...

iRAP volunteer reflects: I grew 10X while making friends from around the world

“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.” — Steve MaraboliRutuja Kawade, an ML Engineer at Omdena | AI for Social Good reflects to medium.com on her experience...

Indonesian toll roads awarded iRAP Certification

Photo caption: Ms Fitri Wiyanti – Director of Operation, Mr Subakti Syukur – President Director and Mr Bagus Cahya Arinta – Regional Jasamarga Metropolitan Tollroad Division Head, Jasa Marga In a virtual signing event this week, PT Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk has been...

SR4S News: FIA commits grant funding to school zone upgrades

The FIA have just announced that their FIA Road Safety Grants Programme will prioritise funding to school zone upgrades through the FIA School Assessment Programme. The FIA School Assessment Toolkit is an online repository with the relevant actions and documents to...

SR4S newsletter now available – February 2021 edition

The latest Star Rating for Schools newsletter is out now – read some great stories of how SR4S Lead Partners are engaging partners and leading safer infrastructures around the world.   In this issue: Undertaking SR4S assessments in COVID-19 context FIA School...

Meet an iRAP Accredited Supplier – ARRB Systems Africa

ARRB Systems Africa - Bridging the Gap for a safer tomorrow In South Africa, approximately one million road traffic accidents are reported each year, which results in 40 fatalities and at least 20 permanent disabilities every day.  This equates to 25.1 fatalities per...

Dissemination presentations: New videos from Pavesys & SEMIC on iRAP assessments

The “World Bank and iRAP helping save lives in Latin America - BIGRS 2020-25” was a webinar series delivered in December 2020 to help build capacity in Latin American for those interested in using the iRAP methodology to eliminate high-risk roads  unlock the economic...

iRAP Training & Accreditation Metrics 2020

2020 was a very challenging year for all of us, and, whilst iRAP stopped delivering on-site training, we were able to adapt all our courses to an online platform effectively.  As a result, we currently have 21 online courses across several languages including:...

New e-learning platform coming in 2021

We are moving! iRAP is currently in the process of moving all of our courses to Moodle, a new online Learning Management System in order to improve everyone's experience and learning outcomes. iRAP has 21 online courses available to be taken at your own pace. In the...

NEW Training & Accreditation Newsletter – What’s new for 2021?

Welcome to our first Training and Accreditation newsletter edition for 2021! Firstly we want to thank everyone that participated in our online training last year. 2020 was a year like no other, COVID-19 has changed our lives but we have managed to stay connected...

New IndiaRAP newsletter – Road Safety Month and Beyond

Road Safety Month from 18 January to 17 February has brought national attention to efforts to halve road death and injury by 2030 in the New Decade of Action for Road Safety. As the Month draws to a close, we’re delighted to share with you the achievements of IndiaRAP...

IndiaRAP News: Supporting National Road Safety Month

National Road Safety Month in India, from 18 January to 17 February, has brought national attention to efforts to halve road death and injury by 2030 in the New Decade of Action for Road Safety. IndiaRAP has supported the Month with a social media campaign and a range...

Join the EC CEF SLAIN Project Final Event – March 2021

The SLAIN Final event is an opportunity to European Policy makers, Mobility clubs, Public Authorities, Industry and Experts to find out how EC CEF SLAIN project supports the requirements of the RISM (Road Infrastructure Safety Management) Directive 2019/1936,...

iRAP CEO to participate in the 83rd ITC – Side event: Roundtable on Road Safety

The Inland Transport Committee (ITC) Road safety at a crossroads at the dawn of the new Decade of Action’ Roundtable event will be held on Friday 26 February 2021. The ITC Roundtable will bring together key stakeholders for a strategic discussion on the new course of...

Technical update: New ViDA features

We are constantly working to improve the iRAP tool suite and, based on the feedback we have received, we are pleased to announce two new features that have been added to ViDA. ViDA users can now invite new people and share data with them. Have you ever wanted to share...

Help us improve the Road Safety Toolkit

The Road Safety Toolkit (http://www.toolkit.irap.org/) provides free information on the causes and prevention of road crashes that cause death and injury. As we move into the 2030-Decade of Action for Road Safety, we are reviewing the Toolkit and welcome your feedback...

Expressions of Interest in projects funded by the World Bank

The World Bank has recently announced 3 expression of interests relating to road safety engineering and iRAP work. Click on the links below for more information or visit the World Bank Group eConsultant2 system  iRAP analysis and reporting for 4,000km in the...

IndiaRAP News: Star Rating and Prioritisation of Blackspots paper published

IndiaRAP and partners’ – Shawon Aziz and Professor P K Sarkar – paper “Rating and Prioritization of Accident Blackspots and Road Safety Measures. Case Study: National Highway-44, India” has been published in a book Recent Advances in Traffic Engineering. The study...

IndiaRAP News: Child-friendly streets for Coimbatore City

AITD-IndiaRAP is helping to create child-friendly streets and improve non-motorised transport infrastructure in Coimbatore City, Tamil Nadu. Twenty-nine pedestrian hotspots and 295km of cycling routes across Coimbatore are being targeted for safe access to walking and...

IndiaRAP News: West Bengal project targets five killer highways

IIT Kharagpur, supported by IndiaRAP, has assessed 1,400kms of five West Bengal highways in India where crash severity in 2018 was 1.7 times the all-India average. A total of 10,042 road crashes were reported in West Bengal in 2018. Crash severity was 53.9% as...

Position available – Project coordinator (6 month part time contract)

Position available: Project coordinator Six-month part-time contract with possibility of extension (3.7 person months FTE equivalent)In 2021, the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) has a number of global innovation projects in the area of road safety. iRAP...

EuroRAP announces the official launch of 20 National Programmes

Brussels, 21 January 2021 – EuroRAP announces the official launch of 20 National Programmes, a major milestone in the ongoing cooperation between Civil Society, Mobility clubs, Universities/Research institutes and National Road Authorities to support the...

Brazil 62,000km assessment underway

Photo Caption: Strata Engenharia survey vehicle - just one of the suppliers involved in the national assessment Brazil’s National Department of Transport Infrastructure, DNIT, is progressing well in its survey of 62,000km of national roads - the entire paved network...

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...

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

 

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