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Magali Anderson Honoured as IRF Personality of the Year 2022

At the occasion of the IRF Annual Conference and 4th International Conference on Sustainable Mobility hosted in Marrakech on 6 October 2022, the IRF Personality of the Year Award for 2022 has been bestowed on Magali Anderson, Chief Sustainability and ...
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2022 Edition of the IRF World Road Statistics Marks the Beginning of a New Open-data Era

Marrakech, 6 October 2022 - The IRF Annual Conference hosted today in Marrakech saw the launch of the 2022 edition of the IRF World Road Statistics (WRS) which – thanks to the support of the TotalEnergies Foundation and the Michelin ...
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National Road Assessment Programme launched to eliminate high-risk roads in Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam, September 14, 2022 - TanRAP, the Tanzania Road Assessment Programme, has been launched today in Dar es Salaam to eliminate high-risk roads and curb the more than 16,000 people who die on the country’s roads annually. The ...
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Valerann and Excelerate Technology Leverage Space Technology Enabled ITS to Enhance Security at the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022

London, UK, July 21, 2022. ITS Equant, a project managed by a consortium between Valerann and Excelerate Technology and funded by the European Space Agency’s Space Solutions, has been selected to deploy the jointly developed innovative solution with Milton Keynes ...
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Private Sector Shows Leadership on Road Safety Action at the UN High-Level Meeting on Global Road Safety

The International Road Federation (IRF) has convened key industry leaders to discuss “Action for Road Safety: Private Sector Leadership” on the occasion of the UN High-Level Meeting on Global Road Safety being hosted in New York on 30 June and ...
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The International Road Federation (IRF), the International Union of Railways (UIC) and Operation Lifesaver Estonia (OLE) Renew Their Commitment to Stop Crashes at Level Crossings and Save Lives 

A level crossing is an interface between road and rail infrastructure. According to the “1968 UNECE Convention on Road Traffic and the Highway Code”, trains have priority, while road users, pedestrians, and cyclists must comply with road signs and signals ...
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New IRF President Takes Up Function

IRF has chosen the International Transport Forum Summit (ITF 2022) being hosted in Leipzig to mark the start of the IRF Presidency of Mr Anouar Benazzouz. Succeeding to Mr Bill Halkias who has concluded his three-year mandate at the helm ...
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ERTICO-ITS Europe and IRF Sign Memorandum of Understanding 

Amsterdam, 29 March 2022. Today, ERTICO - ITS Europe and the International Road Federation (IRF) sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster safer, more efficient and more sustainable transport and mobility. The partnership will ensure further exchange of knowledge ...
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IRF and the FIA Smart Cities Global Start-up Contest Announce New IRF Start-up Label Winner: Valerann

The International Road Federation (IRF) and its recently launched IRF Start-up Label collaborated with the FIA Smart Cities Global Start-Up Contest to identify and support Valerann as a winner of the IRF Start-up Label. The IRF Start-up Label is a ...
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Leading Private Sector Companies Partner to Improve Road Safety in Morocco

Coordinated by the International Road Federation (IRF), yesterday a group of leading private sector companies active in Morocco have entered into a partnership to use their combined knowledge and expertise to reduce road deaths and injuries in the country. This ...
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