International Road Assessment Programme

Supporting 3-star or better journeys for all road users.

WHO featured strategic documents include RAP data and Protocols for UN safer road infrastructure planning

The World Health Organisation has published two important documents to support the UN Global Targets for Road Safety in which iRAP and our partners work around the world is central. Both will be integral for supporting the policy, KPI, programme, project and...

Dr Steve Lawson: A Great Innings

Last Friday saw the retirement of Dr Steve Lawson, one of iRAP’s longest serving and best-loved employees and a forefather of the RAP methodology. He saw the charity grow from 0 to 100 countries; from personally shaping the first concept of a methodology measuring...

iRAP Star Rating model features in new Austroads guides to help develop sustainable network safety plans

The two-part guide aims to help road managers, planners and designers create plans that reduce serious and fatal crashes, deliver self-explaining roads and facilitate decisions resulting in the safest network. The guides are entitled "Road Cross-section Design for...

Invitation to attend: BIGRS IndiaRAP webinar series (June 2020)

We hope you are staying healthy and safe during this difficult time with COVID19. Keeping the mind busy at the moment is important, especially if you are self isolated/social distancing at home. The good news is that we are committed to sharing knowledge through our...

São Paulo to use iRAP Methodology on the largest concession contract in Brazil

Pictured Above: Mr. João Doria - Governor of São Paulo (Image credit: iRAP) May 15 2020: In Brazil, the Governor of São Paulo, Mr. João Doria, signed the largest road concession contract in the country, 1,273km for 30 years concession between Piracicaba and Panorama....

RADAR online training course witnessed record participant numbers

The Project Team at RADAR (Risk Assessment on Danube Area Roads) recently held a three-day online course to 47 road design engineers, road safety specialists, national authorities, road safety officers, and civil engineering students. RADAR project’s Road...

Latest edition of iRAP’s Building Capacity Newsletter now available – May 2020

In this edition of the iRAP Building Capacity e-newsletter you can read about: The new Star Rating For Designs webinar series in Spanish 8 online courses available for you How to build your Star Rating for Designs capability Our new iRAP accredited suppliers’ webpage...

How to build your Star Rating for Designs capability

The 12 Global Road Safety Performance Targets were oficially launched by the United Nations General Assembly in the latest UN Resolution on Road Safety in 2018.  The targets include ensuring all new roads are built to a 3-star or better standard for all road users...

Featured Accredited Supplier – Meet FPZ in Croatia

Meet FPZ in Croatia - iRAP accredited supplier Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences (FPZ) is an accredited iRAP supplier with nine accredited individuals in their team and one accredited inspection system. FZP is a supplier with more than ten years of...

iRAP’s ViDA software has reached more than 1,000 Creator account users

iRAP’s online road safety software platform, ViDA (vida.irap.org), has recently reached the milestone of 1,000 Creator account users. The ViDA Creator account is the highest level user, it builds on the Analyst account by having the ability to create and edit Datasets...

SR4S newsletter now available – Special Edition April 2020

A look back at the official global launch of the SR4S application The Star Rating for Schools journey has been made possible thanks to the generous support of the Founding Sponsor FedEx and the Major Donor FIA Foundation, and the amazing network of SR4S Lead...

UK news – Road Safety Foundation set to improve road safety for vulnerable road users

The Road Safety Foundation has received £199,867 funding from the Road Safety Trust in the United Kingdom to help vulnerable road users. The project will work in partnership with International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP), four Local Authorities and charity Brake....

EuroRAP launches a new website

EuroRAP's new and refreshed website is now live!https://www.eurorap.org/ The new website is a complete overhaul on the previous one and includes big changes to navigation and content. With new drop-down menus, contact forms, imagery and other functionality added, it...

iRAP webinar builds capacity of 52 IDB staff to save lives in Latin America and the Caribbean

An iRAP Inter-American Development Bank webinar delivered today has built the capacity of 50 IDB staff to support regional countries to eliminate high risk roads, unlock the economic benefits of 3-star or better roads through results-based financing and meet global...

iRAP and SR4S feature in the FIA Activity Report 2019

The FIA have recently released their Activity Report from 2019. The FIA are a strong supporter of road safety improvements and saving lives on roads. iRAP is a member of the FIA and the clubs around the world lead the way with the charity's work in many countries. In...

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