iRAP Specification, Manuals and User Manual Update

 

iRAP is updating its specifications, user guides and manuals

In doing so, iRAP aims to:

  • Reduce the number of documents and duplication of information
  • Improve the consistency and clarity of information
  • Make it easier to find information
  • Improve the resources for training and accreditation purposes
  • Ensure the guidance helps suppliers to deliver high quality projects
  • Adapt to new methods and technologies available, and
  • Support the new Star Rating for Designs tool.

The new specifications, user guides and manuals will be officially launched in mid 2019. From the launch, the new documents will be available online. From 1 July 2019, all new projects will be required to transition to the new specifications.

The latest editions are downloadable below.

iRAP Coding Manual – Drive on the Left Edition (2019)

This Manual relates to Protocols 2 (Star Ratings) and 4 (Performance Tracking). The iRAP Coding Manual is one of a number of specifications and guides provided for completing projects, accreditation and results analysis.

This manual is specific for roads where drivers drive on the left side of the road

 

iRAP Coding Manual – Drive on the Right Edition (2019)

This Manual relates to Protocols 2 (Star Ratings) and 4 (Performance Tracking). The iRAP Coding Manual is one of a number of specifications and guides provided for completing projects, accreditation and results analysis.

This manual is specific for roads where drivers drive on the right side of the road.

iRAP Inspection System – Accreditation Specification (2019)

This Specification presents requirements for an inspection system to gain iRAP accreditation, which relates to road surveys and coding systems that are used as part of the process of producing Star Ratings and Safer Roads Investment Plans (SRIP). It is one of a number of specifications and guides provided for completing projects, accreditation and results analysis.

 

iRAP Survey Manual (2019)

This document presents guidelines for performing an iRAP survey, which is part of the process of producing Star Ratings and Safer Roads Investment Plans (SRIP). The iRAP Survey Manual is one of a number of specifications and guides provided for completing projects, accreditation and results analysis.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What has changed?

 

Of the 12 existing documents, 11 have been consolidated into 8 updated documents. One document, ‘Commonly Asked Coding Questions and Answers’, has been incorporated into the ViDA forum.

When will the changes come into effect?

 

The new specifications, user guides and manuals will be officially launched in mid 2019. From the launch, the new documents will be available online. From 1 July 2019, all new projects will be required to transition to the new specifications.

What’s the benefit?

 

The updates to the specifications, manuals and user guides have been made to make iRAP related
activities more efficient and produce higher quality results.

What if I have a project currently underway?

Projects which are currently underway, or which will begin before, and finish after, 1 July 2019 should continue to use the current specifications, user guides and manuals. These will remain on the iRAP website and can be accessed here.

All new projects commencing after 1 July 2019 will be required to use the new specifications.

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