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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.

iRAP has released its Plan for the Second Decade of Action for Road Safety to save 2,000,000+ people from death or injury, make 200,000+km of roads safer and influence USD$200 billion of road infrastructure investment to save lives in the next 10 years. iRAP’s Plan is aligned to the Global Plan for the Decade of Action launched in October 2021, of which achieving 3-star or better journeys is one of 5 key areas for action.

Latest news from around the world

Star Rating for Schools April 2024 Newsletter

The latest Star Rating for Schools newsletter is out now – read some great stories of how SR4S Lead Partners are engaging partners and leading safer infrastructures around the world.In this issue: Decimal Star Ratings (DSR): All you need to know Prudential Cambodia...

CycleRAP News: Attesting Safety of Pampulha Lagoon Cycle Path Redesign

Image credit: Metrics Mobilidade Metrics Mobilidade, with a team with over 30 years’ experience in urban mobility studies and cycling infrastructure design, has joined our CycleRAP family as our first licensed supplier in Latin America, analysing the safety of cycle...

Celebrating Women in Engineering with Training Grants

This International Women in Engineering Day (Sunday, June 23rd), we're celebrating early by offering training grants to 30 female engineers opening next month! We're passionate about increasing women's presence in the #RAPcommunity, which currently sits at just over...

Limpopo road safety projects kick off supported by Anglo American Foundation

Two significant road safety projects funded by Anglo American Foundation have kicked off in Limpopo Province, South Africa involving local capacity building and the assessment of 1,000km of roads and 20 high-risk schools to inform evidence-based safety improvements....

SADC workshop promotes safer roads in 11 African countries

iRAP was delighted to participate in an important workshop of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety in February. The SADC Alliance of NGOs is a voluntary not-for-profit association which aims to establish a networking...

Save the date: Africa Regional Road Safety Seminar

We are delighted to be supporting the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) and the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS), in association with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), to announce the upcoming Africa Regional Road Safety Seminar from 8-9...

ELABORATOR publishes Inclusion Plan to drive inclusive urban mobility solutions

ELABORATOR, a leading initiative in the realm of sustainable urban mobility, has released its highly anticipated Inclusion Plan, signalling a pivotal step forward in the quest for inclusive and climate-neutral cities. This comprehensive document outlines strategies to...

Updated iRAP Crash Risk Mapping Manual Now Available

Stats on crashes that cause death and serious injury are the ultimate indicator of road safety performance on road networks. We are proud to announce the updated iRAP Crash Risk Mapping Manual is now available. This essential resource reflects the latest knowledge and...

Vision Zero Academy Course boosts capacity in Brazil

iRAP has been supporting the Vision Zero Academy Course delivered in Brazil since 2021 and has provided infrastructure safety training to more than 630 participants through the programme. The most recent training, delivered in February reached 183 participants with a...

Prudential Cambodia and AIP Foundation Make Stueng Sen High School Safer

Original content from AIP Foundation KAMPONG THOM Province, Cambodia – February 07, 2024 Prudence Foundation, a proud partner of iRAP and a Star Rating for Schools Global Programme partner, recently opened the completed road safety modifications at Stueng Sen High...

Road Assessment Programme (RAP) activity has occurred in 128 countries throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, North, Central and South America and Africa. The programme is the umbrella organisation for:

iRAP is financially supported by the FIA Foundation for the Automobile and Society. Projects receive support from the World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility, mobility clubs, regional development banks and donors. 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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