His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated the Dubai Intelligent Traffic Systems Centre constructed by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). The facility is considered one of the biggest and most sophisticated traffic control centres worldwide in terms of smart technology use and the management of traffic systems.

With the aim of contributing to advance road safety, the United Nations Institute for Training And Research (UNITAR) developed the "Management Practices for Safer Roads Toolkit Learning App" which presents a practical management methodology that can be applied in the field of road safety.

Dr. Bill Sowell, Senior Vice Chairman of the IRF and President of Argonaut International Consulting, Inc. will lead a list of distinguished international industry experts in an Intertraffic hosted webinar “Smart Technologies to Improve Road Safety”.

IRF Member FORTA partners with Arizona State University to jointly advance stronger pavement materials that make roadways safer and more durable.

RoadBotics recently launched a Web Event Series, Remote with RoadBotics. The series is comprised of web-based presentations and discussions that cover a wide range of topics for civil engineers and public works professionals. 

The International Road Federation (IRF) invited New Zealand transport technology company EROAD, to present at a regional transport connectivity forum in Podgorica, Montenegro recently.

Troxler Electronic Laboratories, Inc., the global leader in testing and measurement equipment for the road construction industry, and TestQuip, LLC, a producer of high quality crack testing equipment and accessories for contractors, states and research groups, announce today the purchase of TestQuip by Troxler.

Taiwan has shifted all 926 kilometres of its freeways from flat-rate tolling to distance-based, pay-as-you-go tolling, thanks to Far Eastern Electronic Toll Collection (FETC).

3M has pledged support as a founding donor to a newly established United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund.

Since the Road Zipper movable barrier system was installed on the Golden Gate Bridge in 2015, there have been no head-on collisions.

IRF Member Road Safety Support International (RSSi) today received a prestigious Royal business award in recognition of the company’s efforts to reduce road casualties across the world.

Held in Zadar (Croatia) on May 17-19, 2018, CETRA 2018 aims to provide a forum for dialogue on important issues across all disciplines and aspects of the road and rail sectors.

Far Eastern Electronic Toll Collection Co won the Private Sector Excellence Award at the World Information Technology And Services Alliance’s (WITSA) Global Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Excellence Award.

Washington State Transportation Commission (WSTC) has selected emovis to provide services in the state Road Usage Charge (RUC) Pilot Project. emovis will implement a cloud hosted back office and provide On-Board Diagnostic System Unit (OBD-II) and App technology to record road users’ mileage and collect their Road Usage Charge. For some users, this will involve a collection of real charges in a complete end to end road charging chain.

The World Bank’s updated Environmental and Social Framework provides new traffic safety safeguards applicable to all loans and grants with road construction components. It represents a major achievement for all safety advocates and echoes calls formulated by IRF.

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