Policy Statement: Requirements for Road Safety Audit Team Leaders

Road Infrastructure Safety Management procedures are effective and efficient tools to help road authorities reduce the number of accidents and casualties, because design standards alone cannot guarantee road safety in all conditions.

The International Road Federation (IRF) strongly supports the extended and expanded use of these procedures, chief among which Road Safety Audits and Inspections. IRF has previously endorsed a resolution2 supporting the mandatory introduction of, and associated funding for, road safety audits linked to all new road investment loans by Multilateral Development Banks.

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