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saved from death and serious injury on safer roads globally

A world free of high-risk roads

The International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) is a registered charity dedicated to saving lives by eliminating high risk roads throughout the world. Like many life-saving charities working in the public health arena, we use a robust, evidence-based approach to prevent unnecessary deaths and suffering.

iRAP works in partnership with governments, road authorities, mobility clubs, development banks, NGOs and research organisations to:

  • Inspect high-risk roads and develop Star Ratings, Risk Maps and Safer Roads Investment Plans
  • Provide training, technology and support that will build and sustain national, regional and local capability
  • Track road safety performance so that funding agencies can assess the benefits of their investments.

Latest news from around the world

World Safety 2024: Join us in New Delhi!

iRAP is proud to be supporting World Safety 2024 from 31 August to 4 September in India, to bring global attention to road crashes as the leading cause of death and injury for young people, and the critical importance of safe roads to achieve the UN Global Goal of...

Counting down to IRF World Congress: See you in Istanbul!

Safe designs, the Ten Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure, securing commitments to transform the safety of roads by 2030, and celebrating partner success will be critical iRAP focusses at the upcoming IRF World Congress from 14-18 October in Istanbul. With the...

Join us at the Africa Road Safety Seminar: Registration open!

Safer roads and school journeys will be an essential focus of the Africa Road Safety Seminar from 8-9 October in Nairobi - don't miss your place, register today! iRAP is supporting the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) and the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS), in...

Latest data provides new Safety Insights

New data has been unveiled in iRAP’s Safety Insights Explorer, a critical datahub for decision-makers and partners worldwide seeking to understand the true extent of road trauma, the safety of the world’s roads, and the positive impact that can be made with targeted...

CycleRAP receives Honorable Mention in the Promoting Mobility by Bicycle in Brazil 2024 award

The CycleRAP International Pilot Project has just received an Honorable Mention in the Data Collection and Research category at the Promoting Mobility by Bicycle in Brazil 2024 Award. Our CycleRAP partner Flávio Soares, Project manager at Ciclocidade will officially...

RACQ Risk Mapping crucial in State advocacy

The Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ) in Australia proactively performs annual risk mapping to understand the crash risk on 21,500km of the State’s regional high-speed road network. The results are shared in an innovative data hub that maps risk, star ratings...

Empowering Youth for Safer Roads: The Evolution of the Youth Engagement App

Image Caption: Students reported areas where they feel unsafe on YEA and confidently presented this information to the stakeholders including FIA Foundation’s Executive Director Saul BillingsleyImage Credit: AIP Foundation Road traffic injuries are now the leading...

#RAPKnowledgeLive Session 9: Learnings from High Impact RAPs -Recording now available

Over 121 participants from 51 countries tuned in last week for the 9th #RAPKnowledgeLive session – Learnings from High Impact RAPs. This session took a deep dive into the progress, experiences, learnings and achievements of AusRAP, ThaiRAP, BrazilRAP Sao Paulo and...

iRAP and WARSO forge collaboration for West African road safety

The 11th General Assembly of the West African Road Safety Organisation (WARSO) occurred last week with a concluding recommendation that all member states establish synergies with iRAP for road safety assessments and capacity building to eliminate high-risk roads, and...

AI&ME Public-Facing Report Released: Empowering Youth for Safer Roads Initiative

Image credit: AIP Foundation Original article – AIP Foundation AIP Foundation, in collaboration with Fondation Botnar, iRAP, and the FIA Foundation, proudly announces the launch of the public-facing report on the AI&Me: Empowering Youth for Safer Roads program....

iRAP partners with governments, mobility clubs, development banks, research institutes and road safety NGOs in over 100 countries to provide the tools and training to make roads safe.

iRAP is the umbrella organisation for regional RAP programmes including:

iRAP is financially supported by the FIA Foundation who provide core funding for the programme and ensures the iRAP core methodology and tools are freely available worldwide. The Fundación Aleatica para la Seguridad Vial (Aleatica Foundation) is Donor of the charity, contributing funding to help make roads safer in Mexico and the world.

Our partners, charities, the motor industry and institutions such as the European Commission also support RAPs in the developed world and encourage the transfer of research and technology to iRAP. In addition, many individuals donate their time and expertise to support iRAP.

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The International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) is a Registered Charity with UN ECOSOC Consultative Status.
iRAP is registered in England and Wales under company number 05476000
Charity number 1140357

Registered office: 60 Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DS
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