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iRAP presented with Royal Award in Melbourne

7 May 2014

iRAP aims to promote the upgrading of safety performance in routes and networks by identifying affordable programmes of safety engineering countermeasures to be applied where large numbers are killed and seriously injured.

The International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) is now a registered charity dedicated to preventing the more than 3,500 road deaths that occur every day worldwide.

Its vision is a world free of high risk roads.

At the heart of iRAP is a spirit of cooperation. It provide tools and training to help automobile associations, governments, funding agencies, research institutes and other non-government organisations and has become such a well-regarded programme that it now works in more than 70 countries make roads safe.

Activities include:

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