The International Road Federation published today Volume 1 of the IRF Examiner, a freely available periodical journal featuring peer-reviewed technical papers by leading industry professionals. The Spring 2014 edition of the IRF Examiner addresses life-saving road safety applications ranging from school zone safety projects in Abu Dhabi to rumble strips on rural highways.

Magid Elabyad, a long-serving IRF staff member is appointed Vice-President for International Programs & Member Services with immediate effect. In this role, Elabyad will oversee the IRF’s training programs and regional capacity building initiatives in Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa as well as East Asia, and contribute to building stronger relationships with members throughout these regions.

The International Road Federation Chairman and Mayor of Riyadh, H.E. Abdullah A. Al-Mogbel, along with IRF President and CEO Mr. C. Patrick Sankey, held a gala dinner and awards ceremony to honor the winners of the 2013 Global Road Achievement Awards Competition. This year’s awards honor nine projects from countries around the world, each leading the way in innovation and excellence in its respective area of the road industry.

The International Road Federation announced today, effective immediately, Daniel J. Hickey, Manager of International Government Relations for the Traffic Safety and Security Division of the 3M Corporation, has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the IRF Board of Directors. Hickey has extensive experience in the transportation field, including service as a deputy assistant secretary of transportation for government affairs at the U.S. Department of Transportation and as a professional

The International Road Educational Foundation is now accepting nominations for the IRF Fellowship Program - Class of 2015 (starting fall semester, 2014). The IRF Fellowship Program provides a one-time graduate level scholarship to young professionals from developing countries who have strong academic backgrounds, professional qualifications, leadership potential, and a commitment

The International Road Federation honored today the winner of its 2013 IRF Find-A-Way award. The Road Safety Authority of Ireland, represented by its director of road safety research and driver education, Mr. Michael Rowland, accepted the award on behalf of RSA Chief Executive Noel Brett.

IRF Hires Corbin to Lead Social Media Efforts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2013 Contact: C. Patrick Sankey +1 703 535 1001 IRF Hires Corbin to Lead Social Media Efforts...

IRF Announces 2012 GRAA Winners For Immediate Release: October 11, 2012 (Alexandria, Virginia) - The International Road Federation (IRF) Chairman and Mayor of Riyadh, H.E. Abdullah A. Al-Mogbel, has announced...

IRF Holds 1st Andean Highway Congress (Alexandria, Virginia) - IRF once more broke ground by gathering over 600 regional transportation officials for the world's first comprehensive review of sustainable transportation...

IRF Chairman Receives International Medal of Honor For Immediate Release: June 6, 2012 (Alexandria, Va.) – H.E. Abdullah Al-Mogbel, Mayor of Riyadh and IRF Chairman and previous Deputy Minister of...

Caribbean Congress Marks Defining Milestone for Regional Collaboration For Immediate Release: May 9, 2012 (Montego Bay, Jamaica) – Over 200 delegates from 31 countries arrived took part in the opening of...

Nominations Open for IRF Fellowship Program - Class of 2014 For Immediate Release: April 30, 2012 (Alexandria, Va.) - The International Road Educational Foundation (IREF) is now accepting nominations for...

The “Decade of Action” for Road Safety must also be a “Decade of Change” For Immediate Release: April 13, 2012 (Alexandria, VA) – In a new policy statement, the International Road Federation...

Mike Dreznes Hired to Spearhead IRF Global Road Safety Coordination Role For Immediate Release: February 8, 2012 (Alexandria, VA) - The International Road Federation is pleased to announce the addition of Michael...

3rd IRF Middle East Regional Congress Attracts Senior Leaders from Gulf Region For Immediate Release: January 10, 2012 (Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain) - The International Road Federation's signature event in the Gulf...

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