IRF News

How to mobilise partnerships and build an evidenced-based approach to improve road safety?

This week, representatives from national and local governments, NGOs, the private sector, media and academia have taken part in a two-day training workshop in Senegal designed to equip and mobilise different partners to join forces to improve road safety data ...
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The Middle East in Focus: Transportation, Innovation, Disruption and Gulf Traffic

Gulf Traffic, an annual event that takes place from the 9 – 11 of December this year, will bring to light some of the latest technologies and systems from global suppliers to Dubai – the centre of business in the ...
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Safer Road Infrastructure discussed at UK Ministerial Conference

The conference programme included keynote speeches from road safety experts and provided an opportunity for discussion and sharing of best practice around areas of common challenges in tackling road safety globally. A key theme of the summit was providing support ...
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Future perspectives for Road Safety in Africa

The SaferAfrica project hosted its final conference in Tunis on 18th September to present and discuss results of three years of work and also to discuss future development opportunities for addressing effectively road safety in Africa. IRF DG, Susanna Zammataro ...
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IRF at the UN for Traffic Safety and Automated Driving

The International Road Federation was among the stakeholders invited to attend the 79th Session of the Global Forum for Road Traffic Safety (17-20 September) and the 4th session of the Working Party on Automated/Autonomous and Connected Vehicles (GRVA) (24-27 September), ...
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Work Zone Safety Course in Doha certifies a new group of engineers

A new group of 25 engineers got certified at the end of the course on work zone safety which was co-organised by IRF and Qatar transportation and Traffic Safety Centre (QTTSC) last week in Doha and animated by Miguel Angel ...
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IRF World Road Statistics 2019: Assessing the global road network, South Asian countries report highest road network density, whilst North Africa scores lowest as a region

The IRF World Road Statistics 2019 published at the beginning of September 2019, covers data for 208 countries and provides information on 11 important topics encompassing 56 indicators, ranging from road accidents, to road expenditure and road network. An analysis ...
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China: Smart Transportation Technology and Practice

China Highway and Transportation Society and Zhejiang Communications Investment Group Co., Ltd (CICO) hosted on 31 August and 1 September the 1st International Symposium on Smart Transportation Technology and Practice. The audience of around 250 delegates, consisted of experts, researchers, ...
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IRF President meets key partners in Geneva

IRF President Mr Bill Halkias was in Geneva early September for a series of meetings. These included a meeting with Mr Jean Todt, President of FIA and UN Special Envoy for Road Safety and Mr Yuwei Li, Director Transport Division ...
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IRF signs MoU with Qatar University

The Qatar Transportation and Traffic Safety Center (QTTSC) at Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Road Federation (IRF), Geneva (Switzerland) to further expand and consolidate collaboration and exchange of expertise ...
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