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.

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 DRR 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. English translation: iRAP: The Brazilian Stars Launched in the...

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 2,400kms of national highways across 3 states is underway in a bid to address escalating road deaths and injuries in recent years. The project will...

AusRAP News: RACQ analysis finds most of Brisbane’s busiest cycling routes are dangerous

iRAP has supported a Star Rating assessment of some of Brisbane's busiest cycling routes conducted by Queensland's mobility club RACQ to understand the risk faced by cyclists and inform improvements to increase road safety. RACQ research into popular cycling routes in...

EuroRAP Project SABRINA takes takes the world on virtual cycling tour through 9 Danube countries

As part of an October conference on Improving Road Safety in the Danube Area for all Road Users, Project SABRINA took conference delegates (now shared with the world) on a virtual cycling tour of nine European countries - Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, Czech Republic,...

Training and Accreditation November 2020 newsletter now available

In this last 2020 edition of the iRAP Training and Accreditation e-newsletter you will see: Upcoming webinar series in Spanish: World Bank and iRAP helping save lives in Latin America – BIGRS 2020-25 New Establishing and Developing an iRAP Programme in your country...

Crash and iRAP Star Rating data now linked in DRIVER

Road crash data, iRAP Star Ratings and recommended countermeasures to improve infrastructure safety can now be simultaneously explored on relevant road networks thanks to a World Bank DRIVER enhancement project. The Data for Road Incident Visualization, Evaluation,...

Safety of Uruguay Pulp Mill access road assessed

The safety of a 10km access road travelled by United Paper Mills (UPM) workers in Uruguay will be assessed for safety as part of an iRAP Strategic Project in association with the Automobile Club of Uruguay (ACU). UPM is planning the construction of a plant nursery, in...

Malaysian Highway Authority sets KPI for iRAP and improvements on five highways a year

The Malaysian Highway Authority (MHA), in addition to conventional safety assessments, now requires all concession companies to undertake improvements based on iRAP recommendations, with a KPI target for 5 highways per year to initiate safety improvement planning and...

10 Multilaterial Development Banks unite to increase commitment to road safety

In a joint statement, 10 of the world's largest MDBs commit to an ambitious and integrated approach to road safety. The MDBs also welcome the global call for ambitious road safety action, international cooperation and multilateralism to achieve the UN Sustainable...

NEW webinar series: World Bank and iRAP helping save lives in Latin America – BIGRS 2020-25

Invitation to attend the webinar series: World Bank and iRAP helping save lives in Latin America - BIGRS 2020-25 DATES: 02, 03, 09 & 10 December TIME: 9.00 AM (UTC -5)Free of charge Please note this webinar will be delivered in Spanish   Speakers include: ...

Invitación a participar en la serie de seminarios web: Banco Mundial e IRAP ayudando a salvar vidas en América Latina – BIGRS 2020-25

Invitación a participar en la serie de seminarios web: Banco Mundial e IRAP ayudando a salvar vidas en América Latina - BIGRS 2020-25 FECHAS: 02, 03, 09 y 10 de diciembreHORA: 9:00 AM (UTC -5)Gratis Los oradores incluyen: Juan Miguel Velasquez TorresEspecialista en...

Can your AI skills help iRAP prevent road death and injury?

Join the iRAP and Omdena Challenge preventing road crashes and saving lives https://omdena.com/projects/ai-road-safety/ AI-based solutions to map crash risk and generate iRAP star rating attribute data will be the focus of a great new partnership as part of the Omdena...

Coffee and Connect brings RAP Leads together to save lives

57 Road Assessment Programme Leads from 34 countries joined iRAP’s first Coffee and Connect session today to share experiences and resources, and foster partnerships and friendships for success. Attendees heard from world-leading RAPs BrazilRAP, IndiaRAP and EuroRAP...

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

 

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