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30 September 2019

Every 24 seconds another person is killed as a result of a road traffic injury—an unnecessary and preventable tragedy. Worldwide, road deaths are still increasing, even though evidence-based solutions are known and can be implemented. More urgent, strategic action is needed.

03 July 2019
Activities in Kosovo supporting the 5th UN Global Road Safety Week

Requested by the United Nations General Assembly, the 5th UN Global Road Safety Week was held from 6-12 May 2019. This Week was focused on leadership for road safety. It is widely acknowledged that stronger leadership for road safety is needed to achieve the Global Goals. Therefore it launches action through the ongoing campaign: Save Lives - #SpeakUp.

02 April 2019
SWARCO Relaunches Website

A crucial project within SWARCO's strategic marketing programs has culminated in the relaunch of the website. The new internet presence went live at the beginning of February and comes right in time for SWARCO's anniversary year. During the past eighteen months SWARCO has defined a new Corporate Policy and Brand Strategy including a new claim: SWARCO | The Better Way. Every Day. The new site has been developed taking into account a user-friendly content management system, a fresh graphic look and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) aspects. A lot of progress has also been made in SWARCO's Employer Branding activities, presenting the company as an attractive employer who is constantly looking for the best heads in the industry.

02 April 2019
Federating Motorway concessionaires in Greece

The recent (2017) completion of Greece’s new network of interurban toll motorways has enabled HELLASTRON to take on an active role, both domestically and internationally. 

05 March 2019
The 6th International Conference on “Inspection, Audit and Importance of Intelligent Transport Systems”

Highly aware of the importance of Inspection, Audit and Intelligent Transport Systems, College Tempulli, AMRKS, Road Safety and Transport Research Institute, Kosovo Road Safety Forum with support from the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport organized the 6th International Conference on "Inspection, Auditing and importance of Intelligent Transport Systems" from 24 to 27 January 2019 in Pristina, Kosovo.

05 March 2019
São Paulo State Highway Authority wins the Evonik Road Safety Award 2018

For more than 50 years, Evonik – a world leader in specialty chemicals and the inventor of MMA cold plastic road markings - has been at the forefront in efforts to improve road safety and disseminate best practices in the field. On 18th December 2018, Evonik bestowed the 3rd edition of the “Evonik Road Safety Award” in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.

18 December 2018
Qatar wins prestigious Prince Michael Road Safety Award

On 12th December, the Secretary General of the National Traffic Safety Committee, Brigadier Mohamed Abdullah al-Malki, received the prestigious Prince Michael International Award for Traffic Safety at a ceremony in London.

18 December 2018
Chinese Delegation visits IRF in Geneva to discuss the future of mobility

China Highway and Transportation Society (CHTS) led a Delegation to IRF in Geneva to get insights on current developments in the sector and to meet key United Nations officials in charge of transport.

17 December 2018
YOURS runs panel on "Meaningful Youth Engagement in Road Safety"

On 19 November 2018, YOURS co-organized a high-level international road safety conference in Malta. The Government of Malta and the European Regional Office of the World Health Organization asked YOURS to Chair and bring together a panel that would discuss meaningful youth engagement in designing a safe mobility system. In other words, discuss the importance of effective youth involvement in policymaking, implementation, and evaluation. 

17 December 2018
A new mobility strategy for Valle de Bravo with the participation of the community

SIA was awarded with a project in Valle de Bravo, Mexico. With local and regional centre of activities, this city has very active weekend activities and has been one of the main destinations for weekends for the inhabitants of Mexico City. Valle de Bravo is situated in the State of Mexico and is around 200 km from the city. There is a lake for sailing or other water activities and many kilometres of paths for hiking, cycling, and many other outdoor sports

21 September 2018
Roundtable discussion ”Analysis of the safety situation in Kosovo roads

A roundtable discussion was organized by College “Tempulli” on "Analysis of the safety situation in Kosovo roads", aimed at checking the role of institutions in increasing traffic safety and undertaking concrete measures in order to improve the situation of safe circulation on the roads of the country.

21 September 2018
Opening of the Australian’s New National Transport Research Centre

Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack officially opened the multi-million dollar National Transport Research Centre in Port Melbourne on Wednesday, September 5.

21 September 2018
1st International Forum on Connected and Automated Vehicle Highway Systems organized by CHTS

China Highway & Transportation Society (CHTS) with the guidance and support from Ministry of Transport of China, China Association for Science and Technology, Chinese Academy of Engineering and UN Environment, is pleased to host the First International Forum on Connected and Automated Vehicle Highway Systems on November 1-3, 2018 at the Beijing International Convention Center in Beijing, China.

21 September 2018
The Global Alliance of NGOs to host its sixth Global Meeting

In April 2019, the Alliance will hold the Sixth Global Meeting of Nongovernmental Organizations Advocating for Road Safety and Road Victims (the Global Meeting) in Chania, Greece. The Global Meeting will be the most significant gathering of road safety NGOs and global stakeholders next year in the run-up to the end of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011–2020. It offers the opportunity to learn about road safety trends, participate in global campaigns, and network with like-minded professionals.

21 September 2018
A new awareness campaign by Highways of Morocco (ADM)

ADM (Highways of Morocco) works every day to help Moroccan drive safely, it does that by implementing regularly a series of features, such as repairing pavement defects, maintaining the road safety and signage, rest area improvements and also developing a range of technologies related to traffic management system, like ADM Traffic app, message signs, cameras and speed limit enforcement. Some of these various features contribute to provide a valuable information to travellers about the road conditions ahead.

21 September 2018
Three questions to Mr. Zoran Drobnjak, M.Sc.C.E., Director, Roads of Serbia

In this interview, IRF talks with the Diretor of the Public Enterprise “Roads of Serbia” about their plans for improving the quality of services provided to the road users through a series of new projects, rehabilitation and modernisation of the network as well a new toll collection system.

02 July 2018
Autoroutes du Maroc (ADM) and the Directorate General of Civil Protection (DGPC) make a commitment to improving the duration of intervention on the highway network

Mr. Abdelkader AMARA, Minister of Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water, presided, in the presence of Mr. Noureddine BOUTAYEB, Minister Delegate to the Minister of the Interior, Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Meknes, the signing ceremony of the partnership agreement between ADM and the DGPC for the creation of priority aid stations on the highway network.

02 July 2018
Trois cadres de ADM viennent d’obtenir leur diplôme d’expertise en osculation d’ouvrage d’art, les premiers ninjas non-Japonais diplômés dans le monde

La Société Nationale des Autoroutes du Maroc (ADM) a annoncé la remise à trois de ses cadres d’un diplôme d’expertise qui sanctionne leur formation réussie à la méthode « Ninja Tech » relative aux techniques d’accès et d’inspection des ouvrages d’art.

01 July 2018
6th traditional activity “Road Safety” in Kosovo

This year, the College of Applied Technical Sciences “Tempulli” and Kosovo Association of Motorization “ARMKS” with the support from governmental institutions and other stakeholders  who have mandate for road safety organized for the sixth time the Traditional Activity “Road Safety”, which includes primary and secondary schools from various municipalities of Kosovo.

22 May 2018
Third Serbian Road Congress, 14-15 June 2018, Belgrade

The Public Enterprise Roads of Serbia is pleased to inform that the Third Serbian Road Congress will be held on 14 & 15 June 2018, in Crowne Plaza hotel, Belgrade.