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ITF Report: The future of motorway safety in Korea

ITF Report: The future of motorway safety in Korea

Following engagement with 40 Korean road safety experts and organisations, and a review of best practice in 10 countries, the International Transport Forum (ITF) has released a new report to guide improved motorway safety in Korea. The report, Motorway Safety in...

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iRAP CEO receives Alex Award

iRAP CEO receives Alex Award

On 1 January, iRAP CEO Rob McInerney received the inaugural “Alex Award” established in recognition 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...

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Important notice: ViDA updates scheduled for January 2022

Important notice: ViDA updates scheduled for January 2022

We would like to thank you for being part of our RAP community. As part of our effort to improve the iRAP tool suite, we write to inform you that we are going to be conducting ViDA updates in early January 2022. We will keep the maintenance period of ViDA to the...

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Star Rating for Schools celebrating success in 2021

Star Rating for Schools celebrating success in 2021

The Star Rating for Schools team have released a short video, celebrating the success of all SR4S donors, sponsors, supporters and partners. Working towards the Global Plan, SR4S partners have been prioritising safer school journeys – Creating safer journeys for...

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Event Summary: 2nd BrazilRAP annual webinar

Event Summary: 2nd BrazilRAP annual webinar

9 December 2021: For a second year in a row, BrazilRAP held an online event to discuss what has been achieved over the past year in road research, and the next strategies for implementation in 2022. The event was attended by 183 representatives from government...

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Star rating global icons of the world

Star rating global icons of the world

In an innovative initiative, iRAP Accredited Supplier Safe System Solutions has star rated famous global roads - from the Champs Elysees in Paris, Stelvio Pass Italy and Las Vegas Boulevard in Nevada USA, to the Atlantic Ocean Road Norway and Abbey Road London. The...

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First Accredited Inspection System for LIDAR

First Accredited Inspection System for LIDAR

Anditi’s Roadviewer is the 16th iRAP accredited inspection system and the first in the world that allows users to code Star Rating attributes based on 3D mobile LiDAR data. RoadViewer uses existing data captured by TomTom as part of its global mobile mapping (MoMa)...

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Star Rating for Schools Results in Vietnam showcased

Star Rating for Schools Results in Vietnam showcased

AIP Foundation, AA Vietnam and iRAP co-hosted the Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) with Hands-on Examples of Vietnam Webinar on 11 November with the support of the FIA and FIA Foundation. The webinar brought together over 60 SR4S technical experts, Region II FIA clubs...

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National RAP Leads Gather for Coffee and Connect

National RAP Leads Gather for Coffee and Connect

Almost 50 leads of national road assessment programmes in 26 countries gathered today for Coffee and Connect, a biannual event which provides the opportunity for programmes to learn from best practice and innovation, and collaborate for success. The session included...

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Nova Dutra concession auctions with iRAP safety metric

Nova Dutra concession auctions with iRAP safety metric

One of the most important highways in Brazil, the Nova Dutra Concession linking Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, has successfully auctioned with an iRAP safety metric and investments of $2.73 billion to modernize and improve the safety of the road. The Public-Private...

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AusRAP News: New direction under Austroads

AusRAP News: New direction under Austroads

An AusRAP National Webinar on 23 November will mark the transition of leadership of the Australian Road Assessment Programme from the Australian Automobile Association (AAA) to Austroads, celebrating 20 years of success and sharing new opportunities for direction and...

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