Celebrating all the RAP Awards for Excellence since 2004!
iRAP and its partners in more than 100 countries are making a difference saving lives and serious injuries on safer roads around the world every day. Whether it be as a collaboration of partners establishing an effective national road assessment programme or a single person working at a computer applying specialist skills – every contribution is empowering our charity’s impact and the sum of global efforts to save lives! We appreciate, recognise and applaud their excellence.
RAP Received Awards
- 2022 – International Safety Media Awards – Five awards presented to iRAP and associated partners: Gold for the Road Safety Toolkit, Silver for the AVO Star Rating for Design Project Digital Story, Silver for the iRAP 2021 Digital Annual Report, Bronze for iRAP’s International Women in Engineering Day Campaign and Honourable Mention for the Star Rating for Schools Lea Primary School, Nigeria video.
- 2022 – Prince Michael International Road Safety Award – Presented to iRAP and Agilysis for their ground-breaking research and development project, funded by the World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF), to mine innovative data sources for road safety in Africa, in support of the African Road Safety Observatory (ARSO).
- 2022 – Institute of Transportation Engineers – Australia and New Zealand (ITE-ANZ) ‘Contribution to the Transport Profession Award’ – Presented to Rob McInerney for his significant contribution to the transport and traffic engineering profession over a sustained period.
- 2022 – Thai Prime Minister’s Road Safety Award for Excellence – Presented to ThaiRAP for its outstanding efforts and commitment to reduce fatalities and serious injuries on Thailand’s roads.
- 2022 – Inaugural Alex Award – Presented to iRAP CEO Rob McInerney in celebration of one of Australia’s great road safety advocates, the late Senator Alex Gallacher, and awarded to Rob for his exemplary leadership for safer roads in Australia and worldwide.
- 2021 – Prince Michael International Road Safety Award – Presented to EuroRAP member Road Safety Foundation financially supported by the RAC Foundation and the Department for Transport for the Safer Roads Fund set to prevent around 1,450 fatal and serious injuries over the next 20 years
- 2021 and 2020 – International Road Federation (IRF) Global Achievement Award – Presented to Thai Department for Rural Roads for Integrated Road Safety Management System instrumental to ThaiRAP’s work
- 2020 – Prince Michael International Road Safety Award – Presented to iRAP for work saving lives in more than 100 countries
- 2019 – Prince Michael International Road Safety Award – Presented to AMZS Automobile and Motorcycle Association of Slovenia for EuroRAP work since 2008
- 2018 – Prince Michael International Road Safety Award – Presented to iRAP Star Rating for Schools Programme recognising its potential to reduce risk and save lives of children and pedestrians across the world
- 2017 – IRF Road Safety Award – Presented to Rob McInerney, iRAP Chief Executive Officer for outstanding contribution to the cause of global road safety
- 2017 – International Transport Forum Transport Achievement Award Special Mention – Presented to iRAP for “3-Star or better” Campaign
- 2016 – EuroRAP Award – Presented to Slovakia’s NDS National Motorway Company for dramatic increase in 3-star rating on Slovakia’s motorways and expressways
- 2016 – Australasian College of Road Safety Fellowship Award – Presented to Rob McInerney, iRAP Chief Executive Officer for outstanding contribution to Australian road safety
- 2015 – AIRSO 50th Anniversary Road Safety Award – Presented to Steve Lawson, iRAP Regional Director – EMEA
- 2014 – Prince Michael International Road Safety Award – Presented to iRAP for efforts to scale-up action on road infrastructure safety and tackle the global epidemic of road traffic injuries
- 2013 – IRF Global Achievement Award – Presented to KiwiRAP for road safety endeavours
- 2013 – FIA Region IV American Award – Presented to Julio Urzua, iRAP Regional Director – The Americas for creation and implementation of road safety initiatives in Latin America
- 2010 – Prince Michael International Road Safety Award – Presented to EuroRAP member Road Safety Foundation for producing the first map of deaths and serious injuries by parliamentary constituency, so that every MP is aware of the risks in their area.
- 2010 – Prince Michael International Road Safety Award (Premiere Award) – Presented to EuroRAP member Road Safety Foundation for their significant role in establishing a respected, systematic method of assessing roads and helping the authorities make our roads safe.
- 2009 – Prince Michael International Road Safety Award – Presented to EuroRAP in recognition of the important role in bringing the programme’s activities and methodology to countries throughout Europe.
- 2004 – Prince Michael International Road Safety Award – Presented to EuroRAP in recognition of it’s role to provide a safety rating for roads across Europe.
iRAP Issued Awards
Gary Liddle Memorial Trophy
- 2023 Winner – Brazil’s National Department of Transport Infrastructure (DNIT)
- 2023 Finalist – Australia’s Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR)
- 2023 Finalist – Thailand’s Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA)
- 2023 Finalist – Croatian Roads Ltd.
Global Innovation Award
- 2020 – Presented to Sweden for the lifesaving safety impacts of its 2+1 with wire rope median road design
- 2017 – Presented to Ashghal Qatar for the innovative work of the team at Ashghal, TRL and FPZ for their Star Rating for Designs software development
5-Star Performer Awards
- 2023 – Presented to DNIT for BrazilRAP programme achievements since 2019
- 2017 – Presented to MIROS iRAP Malaysia for RAP programme achievements including launch of 2017 iRAP Malaysia: Star Rating Results of Malaysian Inter-Urban Expressways Report
- 2013 – Presented to Karnataka State Highway Improvement Program (KSHIP) and World Bank for work to ensure that safety is built-in to designs for new roads and major upgrades, prior to construction. Karnataka was the first jurisdiction in the region to commit to setting minimum Star Ratings for new road designs.
Asia Pacific Star Performer Award
- 2015 – Presented to Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways and Automobile Association Philippines (AAP)
- 2013 – Presented to Road Safety Research Centre (RSRC), Research Institute of Highway (RIOH), Ministry of Transport, China for application of ChinaRAP programme
- 2012 – Presented to New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) and the New Zealand Automobile Association (NZAA) for joint application of KiwiRAP programme
5-Star Volunteer Award
- 2021 – Presented to Rob Lupton, freelance Power BI and Query specialist, volunteered to help improve data management for iRAP Connect Partner Management System
- 2020 – Presented to Nick Davey, freelance Dynamics 365 and Business Application Software specialist, volunteered to help build iRAP Connect and Partner Portal
- 2017 – Presented to Alison Leeson, Australian Engineer, volunteered in India
- 2013 – Presented to Emily McLean, Australian Engineer, volunteered in Vietnam
- 2013 – Presented to Nana Soetantri, Australian Engineer, volunteered in Indonesia
- 2013 – Presented to Morgan Fletcher, Australian Engineer, volunteered in Mexico
- 2013 – Presented to Adam Ritzinger, Australian Engineer, volunteered in the Philippines
- 2013 – Presented to Gina Waibl, New Zealand Engineer, volunteered in Bangladesh
- 2013 – Presented to Nicole Borkowsky, Australian Engineer, volunteered to help build our quality systems
iRAP Peter Kissinger Awards for Staff
- 2023 Winner: Presented to Luke Rogers, iRAP Global Operations Manager
- 2023 Runner-up: Presented to Greg Smith, iRAP Global Programme Director
- 2022 Winner: Presented to Monica Olyslagers, iRAP Global Innovation Manager and Cities Specialist
- 2022 Runner-up: Presented to Agustin Centeno, iRAP Senior Road Safety Engineer
- 2021 Winner: Presented to Briarlea Green, iRAP Communications Officer
- 2021 Runner-up: Presented to Rafaela Machado, Star Rating for Schools Coordinator
- 2020 Winner: Presented to Judy Williams, iRAP Global Programme & Communications Manager
- 2020 Runner-up: Presented to Jigesh Bhavsar – IndiaRAP Technical Manager
Prince Michael presents to the winners at the Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards 2019. Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards recognise outstanding achievement and innovation world-wide.
Thailand’s Department of Rural Roads (DRR) awarded IRF Global Achievement Award 2021 in the Safety Category for its Integrated Road Safety Management System
iRAP was honoured to be awarded a 2020 Prince Michael International Road Safety Award for its charitable work saving thousands of lives in more than 100 countries worldwide.
MIROS iRAP Malaysia awarded the 2017 iRAP 5-Star Performer Award presented at the Road Safety in Asia Conference held in Manila.
iRAP’s Dr Steve Lawson received an AIRSO 50th Anniversary Road Safety Award 2015 in recognition of his significant contribution to road safety.
The Prince Michael Award recognises iRAP’s efforts to scale-up action on road infrastructure safety and tackle the global epidemic of road traffic injuries.
KiwiRAP has been awarded the International Road Federation Global Road Achievement Award for Road Safety.
iRAP has been fortunate to benefit from the support of a number of volunteers who have graciously shared their time, expertise and enthusiasm for road safety. In 2013 we recognising their valuable contributions to our efforts to save lives with the ‘5-star volunteer’ award.