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World Bank embeds 3-star safety in Tanzanian road financing

World Bank embeds 3-star safety in Tanzanian road financing

All World Bank-financed projects in Tanzania are required to achieve a minimum 3-star iRAP safety rating, announced by TANROADS yesterday at the African Regional Seminar on Road Safety in Mwanza. Eng. George Daffa from the Tanzania Roads Agency (TANROADS) presented on...
IVORY kicks off for AI for Vision Zero in Road Safety

IVORY kicks off for AI for Vision Zero in Road Safety

The Horizon Europe doctoral network IVORY “AI for Vision Zero in Road Safety” being coordinated by TU Delft | Technology, Policy and Management, had its kick off meeting in Delft last week. IVORY aims to develop a new framework for the optimal integration...
Cayman Islands’ Strategy sets target for 4-star new roads

Cayman Islands’ Strategy sets target for 4-star new roads

Reproduced from Cayman Compass, 20 November. Credit: Rebecca Bird National road safety plan aims to eliminate road deaths by 2038 A newly published Cayman-wide road safety plan sets out how the government can cut deaths, injuries and offences on the islands’ roads...
Engineers trained for 73,000km Saudi assessment

Engineers trained for 73,000km Saudi assessment

Thirty (30) engineers and road safety professionals from the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Roads and Roads General Authority (RGA) have received iRAP training this week as part of the world’s largest 73,000km iRAP assessment project currently underway in the...
SICT and iRAP sign MOU for safer roads in Mexico

SICT and iRAP sign MOU for safer roads in Mexico

The Government of Mexico, through the Secretariat of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation (SICT), and the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote programmes and projects to eliminate...
Heading to Prague? Come see us

Heading to Prague? Come see us

More than 40 Ministers, 3,500+ delegates and 300 exhibitors from 120 countries are preparing to head to Prague next week for the World Roads Congress and iRAP will be well-represented. Come say hello to our team and partners, and join us at our two-day iRAP Innovation...
Media training supports Nigerian and global media

Media training supports Nigerian and global media

iRAP Safer Journeys Lead for Africa Nathalie Chiavassa was delighted to present to journalists yesterday in an online UN Decade of Action Media Capacity Building Event hosted by Nigerian NGO Road Accident Prevention Network (RAPNEC). The training entitled “The...
ThaiRAP nationwide and Bangkok assessments underway

ThaiRAP nationwide and Bangkok assessments underway

ThaiRAP partners have ambitious plans to Star Rate the country’s entire road network this year, including first assessments of Thai Motorways and 500 km in Bangkok with associated capacity building. Of Thailand’s 52,000km national network managed by the Department of...
First iRAP Pilot in Lithuania

First iRAP Pilot in Lithuania

A 50 km pilot study and capacity building has recently been completed in Lithuania, representing the first iRAP assessment in the country. The pilot focussed on two road sections of motorway and primary roads. The results showed the selected sections rated mostly...
Georgia’s 10-year infrastructure strategy includes iRAP

Georgia’s 10-year infrastructure strategy includes iRAP

Many measures are in place to make safer roads a reality in Georgia, including the 2022-2025 National Road Safety Strategy which includes an Action Plan where iRAP projects are defined each year until 2025. The three-year National Road Safety Strategy recommends for...
You’re invited: Asia Pacific Road Safety Seminar

You’re invited: Asia Pacific Road Safety Seminar

Won’t you join us to attend the 2023 Asia Pacific Road Safety Seminar and Asia Pacific Regional Road Safety Observatory (APRSO) Meeting to be held 5-7 December in Manila? The Asia Pacific region has a critical need for safer road infrastructure. 82% of roads in...
KoRAP visit shares AusRAP learnings

KoRAP visit shares AusRAP learnings

iRAP and AusRAP were delighted to welcome Korean partners to Australia this week to showcase learnings to aid the development of KoRAP. Nine delegates from Seoul National University (SNU), Naeil Engineering and Consultants, Road Korea, Mim Lab and Korea Research...
AiRAP showcased at iRASTE NXT India

AiRAP showcased at iRASTE NXT India

IndiaRAP Technical Manager Jigesh Bhavsar shared the life-saving potential of AiRAP at the iRASTE NXT Conference last week. The event is India’s premier technology-for-road-safety conference demonstrating the proven effectiveness of AI-based systems. Launched in 2021,...

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