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Creating a world free of High Risk Roads

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International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) will work together with development bank, government, automobile club and toll road partners to ensure:

  • One and two star roads will be eliminated from the world’s highest volume road networks saving an estimated 1,700,000 deaths and serious injuries a year when achieved by all countries
  • Infrastructure-related risk for vehicle occupants, motorcyclists, pedestrians and bicyclists will be assessed on more than a million kilometers of road
  • Capacity and knowledge in how to build, design and maintain safe and sustainable road networks will be developed on a global level

Organizations making this commitments:International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP)

The "Creating a world free of High Risk Roads" Voluntary Commitment receives strong support from government officials as well. The New Zealand Minister for Transport has announced that Roads of National Importance will be 4-star standard and Vice Minister Feng Zhenglin (Guizhou) praised ChinaRAP work and recommended wide application of the programme.

For the original text of the Creating a world free of High Risk Roads Voluntary Commitment, please see Creating a world free from high risk roads

See 1st Status Report-Creating a world free from high risk roads to learn more on the implementation of this Voluntary Commitment.

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