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iRAP produces a wide range of communications, information material and technical resources to support road safety practitioners, media professionals, and road safety advocates to advance the cause of safer roads worldwide.

With over 80 countries with iRAP assessments and thousands of partners working on iRAP related projects around the world a lot happens every month.  We promote safer roads and share the success of our partners through our active participation in major global road safety, health and policy events and forums. Our thought leadership events that are attended by policy leaders, engineers, urban planners, social scientists, psychologists and medical road trauma specialists are helping to shape the future of road safety.

Making roads safer is a social justice issue, like the right to clean water or the global fight against poverty. Worldwide – in rich and poor countries alike – it is often the most vulnerable who are most at risk from road crashes.

Information is one of our key tools in the campaign for safer roads.  Every new person who commits to support safer roads is helping to save lives!

 

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The work of iRAP and its partners saves lives and prevents serious injuries on roads around the world every day. Help us to celebrate and share your successes with RAP partners and the global road safety community.

Join us in Leipzig

Join us in Leipzig

Join us in Leipzig this week from 23-25 May when iRAP, its partners and safer roads saving lives are in the spotlight before 1400 decision-makers and 40 ministers from more than 80 countries. Key to iRAP’s participation will be the launch of Vaccines for...

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iRAP Welcomes New UN Road Safety  Fund

iRAP Welcomes New UN Road Safety Fund

The United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund, launched on 12 April in New York, has the potential to mobilise and unlock vitally needed financial and technical resources to make global roads safer. Officially launched by UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed at the...

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PakistanRAP initial discussions

PakistanRAP initial discussions

PakistanRAP is an initiative of the National Highway Authority (NHA) with support of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The iRAP and ChinaRAP teams will be providing assistance to the NHA in developing the skills to conducted iRAP assessments across the...

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iRAP Case Studies

Celebrating success is an important element of every iRAP programme. The iRAP Case Study Series showcases RAP partnerships and activities that are saving lives and preventing serious injuries around the world every day.

To submit a case study for consideration, click here.  If unsure of the suitability of your activity for a case study, please contact Judy Williams on email judy.williams@irap.org

Events

iRAP and our partners promote safer roads by active participation in dozens of global road safety, engineering, health and policy events and forums.

These thought leadership events that are attended by policy leaders, engineers, urban planners, social scientists, psychologists and medical road trauma specialists are helping to shape the future of road safety.

View all upcoming industry events:

7 March 2018 ROSPA Roads Safety Conference (Coventry, UK)
8 March 2018 CIHT Annual Conference 2018 - Highways: Change, Innovation and the Future (London, UK)
21 - 23 March 2018 SDG Action Campaign (Bonn, Germany)
12 - 13 April 2018 UNRSC Meeting (New York, USA)
29 April - 2 May 2018 28th Australian Road Research Board International Conference (Brisbane, Australia)
1 May 2018 REAAA Governing Council (Brisbane, Australia)
16 - 18 May 2018 VTI Road Safety on 5 Continents (South Korea)
23 – 25 May 2018 ITF Summit 2018: Transport Safety and Security (Leipzig, Germany)
28 May – 1 June 2018 MUARC Road Safety Management Leadership Programme (Melbourne, Australia)
12 – 13 June 2018 FISEVI (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
13 – 14 June 2018 EuroRAP General Assembly  (Rotterdam, Netherlands)
18 -21 June 2018 2018 World Transport Convention (Beijing, China)  CALL FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED UNTIL 15 MARCH 2018
24 - 27 July 2018 FIA Mobility Conference (Montevideo, Uruguay)
20 - 23 August 2018  ITE Annual Meeting and Exhibition (Minneapolis, USA)
17 - 19 September 2018 Urban Transport Summit (Shanghai, China) CALL FOR ABSTRACTS CLOSES 30 APRIL 2018
3 - 5 October 2018 Australasian Road Safety Conference 2018 (Sydney, Australia) CALL FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED UNTIL 2 MARCH 2018
15 - 19 October  2018 Walk21 (Bogotá, Colombia)
 7 - 9 November 2018  IRF Global Road Conference (Las Vegas, USA) CALL FOR ABSTRACTS CLOSES 15 MARCH 2018

 

Presentations

As a global thought leader in road safety, iRAP aims to provide a forum for exciting new ideas in policy and practice.

Dozens of cutting edge papers are presented at our global Innovation Workshop and Asia Pacific Workshop.

Search here for details of our recent presentations.

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Images

iRAP has an extensive image library from our project work around the world. The library is regularly updated and we welcome submissions from partners  around the world. To submit images, or for further information about images, contact comms@irap.org

Videos

iRAP and its partners produce a range of film and video content to support our work. Our films are hosted on YouTube and we welcome all submissions of documentary footage which can be used in our work. To submit video material contact comms@irap.org 

Films

iRAP and its partners produce a range of film and video content to support our work. Our films are hosted on YouTube and we welcome all submissions of documentary footage which can be used - subject to owner consent - in our work. If you would like to submit video material please contact Richard.Rhydderch@irap.org


Six part webinar on star ratings produced by the Global Alliance of NGOs for road safety.  This is a great 'one-stop shop' for road safety advocates on how to get safer roads!

 

  1. Introduction to Star Ratings by iRAP
  2. Introduction to the 3-star Coalition
  3. How to advocate for 3-star roads with government 
  4. Strategies to gain media attention
  5. Building partnerships in your country
  6. Work with the World Bank on Star Rating

Working towards a 3-star or better Europe

Find out how 3-star or better roads could help to slash road deaths in Europe.


Making Roads Safer

High-quality documentary explaining iRAP's work. Emotionally impactful with footage from Africa and Asia and a contribution from the former UN Director General Kofi Anan.

See more at:

https://www.youtube.com/user/iRAPSavingLives

Key Documents

iRAP produces a number of key documents for use by partners and advocates. They give a valuable overivew of our work and a user friendly non-technical guide to key principals of practice and policy.  Several are available in a range of languages.

Find out more about the work of Regional RAPs here

 

The self-governing RAPs have now been extended to included KiwiRAP, ChinaRAP and IndiaRAP with similar national programmes with local leadership being shaped in Brazil, Morocco and Thailand to name a few.

Get in touch with us to find out more information