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The Year That Was … 2020!

The Year That Was … 2020!

Congratulations to all our partners in 102 countries for their life-saving work during 2020. Together we are making a difference every day, getting more people home safely to their families. There were too many good news stories to mention them all, but our 2020...

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BrazilRAP 1 Year On Workshop Highlights National Gains

BrazilRAP 1 Year On Workshop Highlights National Gains

Event Summary The BrazilRAP One Year On Workshop held on 16 December drew 157 stakeholders and highlighted significant progress and high level commitment to eliminating high-risk roads across the country. The webinar, attended by government agencies, development banks...

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Welcome to the iRAP Board – Shane O’Connor

Welcome to the iRAP Board – Shane O’Connor

iRAP is delighted to confirm the appointment of Shane O’Connor, Communications Advisor, FedEx to the iRAP Board. He brings enormous passion and experience to the Board in communications and corporate social responsibility. Shane is responsible for facilitating the...

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Latest metrics showcase capacity building success

Latest metrics showcase capacity building success

iRAP’s latest global metrics highlight outstanding growth in the charity’s Training and Accreditation programme having reached almost 28,000 people in 137 countries during the past 6 years; 132 people and 14 inspection systems have been accredited since 2018 . The...

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AIIB First Project in Lao to Improve Star Rating of NH-13

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...

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iRAP support of GRSF in BIGRS Phase 3 kicks off

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...

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Crash and iRAP Star Rating data now linked in DRIVER

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,...

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Safety of Uruguay Pulp Mill access road assessed

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...

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

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...

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