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.

SR4S newsletter now available – October 2020 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. This edition features: 2nd Decade of Action opportunities School assessment in...

World Day of Remembrance 2020: Remember – Support – ACT for 3-star or better roads

Sunday 15 November 2020 marks 25 years of global observance and 15 years since the World Day of Remembrance for Traffic Road Victims was adapted by the UN. iRAP is proud to support #WDoR2020. The objectives of WDoR 2020 are to provide a platform for road traffic...

Mexico’s Puebla High Bypass undergoes MXN $1 million upgrade following iRAP assessment

In 2019, the concessionary Libramiento Elevado de Puebla S.A. de C.V. contracted the company SEMIC (an iRAP accredited supplier) to carry out a road safety assessment using iRAP methodology on the Puebla High Bypass. Due to the importance of this stretch of road in...

Technical update: ViDA dataset edit page

An update of the dataset edit page is now live. This update will see a few small changes to the way the page looks and works, but under the surface there have been significant improvements.The key benefits of these improvements will mean that the page has better...

Great resource available: EuroRAP position and discussion papers

Technical expertise and advisory input comes from the advisory committees of EuroRAP. These committees are made up and chaired by experts from the member associations and co-ordinated by the EuroRAP staff. Currently there are two National Schemes Advisory...

NEW Training Opportunity – iRAP Road Attribute Coding Exercises

Road attribute coding is the heart of an iRAP project. The road attribute coding uses geo-referenced images collected during a survey or road designs to record road attributes for each 100m segment of road. This coding data is then combined with other supporting data...

Australian Government announces $2 Billion investment for Road Safety Programme

7 October 2020: Out of the 2020 – 2021 Federal Budget, the Australian Government is investing $2 billion towards road safety initiatives to reduce road trauma. This investment will provide an estimated 35% reduction in fatal and serious injuries across approximately...

University of Zagreb FPZ signs as iRAP Centre of Excellence in Global Road Infrastructure Safety

The University of Zagreb Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences (FPZ) and the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) have signed a Centre of Excellence agreement today, which will support the development of road infrastructure safety in Croatia and...

New iRAP Star Ratings of NACTO-GDCI’s Global Street Design Guide resource to help save lives and improve sustainable mobility for all road users

Star-rating your street plans with iRAP and the Global Street Design Guide iRAP is proud to announce the release of the new iRAP Star Ratings of NACTO-GDCI’s Global Street Design Guide. The Global Street Design Guide is a new global blueprint for safer and...

5-Star Global Connections to save lives in India and beyond

iRAP is proud to announce a novel 5-Star Global Connections Initiative, sponsored by FedEx Express, to unlock the power of partnerships across India and share success across the more than 100 countries who have their own RAP programme and project activity. iRAP is...

RADAR and SABRINA joint conference – October 15 2020

You are invited to the joint online conference of projects Risk Assessment on Danube Area Roads (RADAR) and Safer Bicycle Routes in Danube Area (SABRINA) organised in cooperation with theEuropean Union Strategy for Danube Region (EUSDR) – PA1b: To improve mobility and...

usRAP report finds 91% of trucking corridor between Chicago and Orlando rates 4- and 5-star for safety

The Roadway Safety Foundation in the USA has just announced they have completed a study of over 1,000 miles of the freight network between Chicago and Orlando, using the U.S. Road Assessment Programme (usRAP). Supported by a generous grant from FedEx, the study takes...

Looking Back Moving Forward – UK’s Crash Risk Mapping Annual Results 2020 released

17 September 2020: Hosted by Lord Whitty, Chairman of the Road Safety Foundation, the Great Britain EuroRAP 2020 Crash Risk Mapping Annual Results were launched at a virtual event. The 20th Edition of this report identifies an investment package of £1.2 billion which...

IndiaRAP’s inaugural newsletter now available

Welcome to IndiaRAP’s inaugural newsletter - September 2020IndiaRAP was launched in 2017 by the Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Hon. Nitin Gadkari at the 98th International Road Federation World Road Meeting held in Delhi. Our vision is for an India free of...

Are you developing your next Road Safety Action Plan?

Global infrastructure KPIs support Action Plans to achieve 2nd Decade Goals The recent UN announcement of the 2nd Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030 calls on all countries to achieve at least a 50% reduction in road deaths and injuries by 2030 and achieve the...

Proclamation of Second Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030

1 September 2020: Governments around the world commit to halving road traffic deaths and injuries during a new decade of action. The UN General Assembly has adopted resolution A/74/L.86 "Improving global road safety", proclaiming the Second Decade of Action for Road...

UNRSC Webinar Summary: The Ten Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure

On 9 September, the International Road Federation and iRAP hosted a United Nations Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) webinar on the Ten Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure. The Ten Step Plan was produced by the UNRSC Safer Roads and Mobility Group partners to...

Asia Pacific Road Safety Observatory website now live

The Asia Pacific Road Safety Observatory website is now online. The Asia Pacific Road Safety Observatory (APRSO) can help speed up safety efforts across the region by providing forum where all countries can share experience, data and policies.   Congratulations to...

IndiaRAP launches website

Exciting news from IndiaRAP - they have just launched their new website https://indiarap.org - make sure you sign up to receive the new IndiaRAP newsletter too while you are there!   So great to see this initiative developing - thanks to the support from Asian...

Brazil’s main infrastructure publication announces partnership with iRAP to promote road safety in the country

Rodovias & Vias publication in Brazil has joined forces with iRAP to promote road safety and infrastructure upgrades to save lives on Brazil’s roads. Rodovais & Vias magazine will continue to highlight the BrazilRAP programme in an effort to enhance visibility...

GRSF and iRAP improving road safety through speed management in Accra, Ghana

The World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) have released a video highlighting how GRSF and iRAP improved road safety through speed management in Accra, Ghana under the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS). With the support of the Bloomberg...

Safe System Solutions video highlights the importance if iRAP Accreditation

Watch this great summary video below from Safe System Solutions Pty Ltd on how the iRAP global standard helps combine with audits and good engineering skills to deliver road safety and the United Nations global goals to measure and celebrate success. Congratulations...

NEW Star Rating for Schools Case Study: TRAX India

SR4S CASE STUDY: TRAX INDIA Road Safety & Juniors – Paving the way for a safer tomorrow Government of Haryana, MG Motor and TRAX are developing a safer culture around schools through road upgrades, research and training involving students, teachers and the...

SCT Road Authority in Mexico highlights the iRAP Star Rating process during an online event

August 17 2020: At a Mexican Road Association (AMIVTAC) online event, the Eng Vinicio Andres Serment Guerrero, General Director of Technical Services from SCT (Secretaria de Comunicaiones y Transportes) discussed iRAP in his presentation ‘iRAP – Road Safety through a...

Partnership Announced to Improve Road Safety Delivery in World Bank Funded Projects in Tanzania

United Nations Road Safety Fund and The World Bank GRSF, with the support of the Department For International Development (DFID) have announced a great new partnership to apply the UNRSC Ten Steps for Safer Road Infrastructure in Tanzania. The initiative aims to...

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

 

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