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. Position available – Data Analyst (6 month part-time contract with possibility of extension) Position available: Data Analyst Six-month part-time contract with possibility of extension (3 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 is... Read More AusRAP news: NSW Local Government hears how AusRAP can help them March 2021: ARRB's National Leader - Transport Safety, Mr David McTiernan presented to NSW local government engineers at the IPWEA NSW State Conference how AusRAP can help them deliver safer road infrastructure. The Star Rating of Australia's National and State... Read More Decade of action for road safety 2021-2030 logos available In August 2020, the UN General Assembly adopted resolution 74/299 "Improving global road safety", proclaiming the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030, with the ambitious target of preventing at least 50% of road traffic deaths and injuries by 2030. WHO and the... Read More EuroRAP News: National Partnership for Safe Road Infrastructure EuroRAP enters next phase at the start of 2nd UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030 The Stockholm Declaration and the 2nd UN Decade of Action for Road Safety call for a new level of partnership activity to halve road deaths and injuries by 2030. Building on... Read More SLAIN Project Resource: “How to” guide for network-wide road assessment. SLAIN Project (Saving Lives Assessing and Improving TEN-T Road Network Safety) A "How to" guide for network-wide road assessment is now available, with the objective to build on material used in activity 3 (Technical justification for network-wide road assessment) to... Read More AusRAP News: Road Injury Dashboard shines a light on real cost of road trauma The TAC iRAP Road Injury Dashboard is providing unique insights into the injury and crash types and total life-time claim costs associated with Victorian road trauma, to inform the real cost and actions needed to save lives in the Australian state. Road crashes are... Read More Using Convolutional Neural Networks To Improve Road Safety And Save Lives Lois Anne Leal and Chaitree Sham Baradkar participated in the innovative iRAP Omdena 8 week Challenge earlier this year to find AI-based solutions to map crash risk and generate iRAP star rating attribute data. They were just 2 of 50 AI and machine learning engineers... Read More 2021 Peter Kissinger Award recipients announced The 2021 iRAP Peter Kissinger Award recipients were announced today in a virtual celebration attended by Peter’s wife Willie and best friend Dave Anderson. In recognition of his great contribution to iRAP and global road safety, the Peter Kissinger annual Memorial... Read More EuroRAP News: For the first time a road engineer from Russia becomes an iRAP accredited supplier EuroRAP News: For the first time, a road engineer from Russia, representing GLONASS BDD, has appeared on the list of 156 iRAP accredited suppliers from around the world. The iRAP methodology, based on scientific research, evaluates and assigns Star Ratings for the... Read More Just launched! The 6th UN Global Road Safety Week 17 – 21 May 2021 iRAP calls on its partners and the community worldwide to support the 6th United Nations Global Road Safety Week (UNGRSW) #StreetsForLife #Love30 campaign which is now live. Addressing the risk of death in road traffic is fundamental to achieve the Sustainable... Read More The Ten Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure kicks off in Tanzania INTERNATIONAL ROAD FEDERATION PRESS RELEASE: Geneva / Dar es Salaam, 16 March 2021 The Tanzania Minister for Works and Transport, H.E. Eng. Dr Leonard Madaraka Chamuriho, has officially launched the “Ten Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure” project in an on-line... Read More New GRSF Report: Guide for Road Safety Interventions PRESS RELEASE First Guide to Help Identify What Works and What Does Not Work in Road Safety Washington D.C. (March 15, 2021) – The World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) launched today the Guide for Road Safety Interventions: Evidence of What Works and What... Read More FIA and Star Rating for Schools’ partnership leverages safer school journeys through clubs worldwide The Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) partnership with iRAP’s award-winning Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) programme is delivering unprecedented resources and funding to mobility clubs for safer school journeys world-wide. Two major FIA initiatives are... Read More Celebrating International Women’s Day 2021 – Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world. Today we are celebrating International Women's Day 2021. The theme this year celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the... Read More HOWZAT! A win for England cricketing legends and safer roads awareness Cricket lovers will be thrilled to hear that iRAP and the Road Safety Foundation UK (RSF) are road safety partners of the 2021 Road Safety World Series to bring awareness to the importance of eliminating high-risk roads to save lives. The partnership sees the iRAP and... Read More EuroRAP News: More than 40 case studies released as part of Project SLAIN More than 40 case studies and a brochure have been released in the results package of EuroRAP Project SLAIN (Saving Lives Assessing and Improving TEN-T Road Network Safety) which has run over the last 2 years in the 5 European countries of Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece,... Read More EuroRAP News: Results of the SLAIN Project released On 4 March, EuroRAP together with Project consortium partners, released the final results of Project SLAIN (Saving Lives Assessing and Improving TEN-T Road Network Safety) in 5 European countries including Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy and Spain The project has... Read More A Decade of Action for Safer Roads: iRAP releases results iRAP has captured its first Decade of Action for Road Safety impact with an image-rich virtual story - "A World Free of High-Risk Roads: A Decade of Action to Save Lives".Click on the link below to view our Decade of Action image-rich virtual storyiRAP partnerships... Read More First iRAP training completed in francophone speaking Burkina Faso and Niger iRAP in partnership with the World Bank, has recently delivered first online training to road safety engineers and infrastructure safety decision makers in Burkina Faso and Niger, Africa. The project is a first for capacity building in francophone speaking countries... Read More EuroRAP News: SLAIN project shapes future for road agency partnerships across Europe Speaking at the final event of the major EC project, SLAIN, EuroRAP Chairman Ferry Smith has set out the Association’s path for supporting road authorities to save lives through safer road infrastructure in the second UN Decade of Action for road safety to 2030.... Read More iRAP Star Rating Essentials 5-part online series now available in French Star Rating Essentials is now available to take at your own pace in French - Enrol here Get the essentials for STAR RATING roads and designs for safety through a 5 x 1 hour training modules plus assignment The United Nations (UN) have adopted targets that include Star... Read More 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... Read More 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... Read More 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... Read More 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... Read More Latest news from around the world iRAP Training Opportunities Vaccines for Roads - Big Data Tool What is a Star Rating? How can iRAP help you? International Road Assessment Programme: Supporting 3-star or better journeys for all road users.