Sharing Knowledge Across Borders: IRF Releases Volume 6 of Flagship Journal

June 18, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Volume 6 of the IRF Examiner (ISSN 2411-3867) — a freely available periodical journal — is now available for download. Now in its second year, the IRF’s flagship technical journal has become a valuable global knowledge resource for all road practitioners on the state of the art across road disciplines.

“The wealth of knowledge accumulated during the 17th IRF World Meeting & Exhibition in Riyadh was the driving force behind our decision to launch the IRF Examiner as a freely available resource for the industry,” recalled IRF Chairman Eng. Abdullah Al-Mogbel. “As the road sector delivers increasingly sophisticated solutions addressing our societies new mobility needs, the availability of global knowledge resources such as those provided by the IRF is now more important than ever.”

“Reaching across borders and boundaries to achieve a common goal of sharing expertise and ideas has been one of the main objectives of the IRF since our launch,” according to C. Patrick Sankey, president & CEO of the IRF. “The Examiner directly supports this mission and is an asset to our industry.”

The following issues of the IRF Examiner can be downloaded from
Volume 1 (Spring 2014): Road Safety Applications
Volume 2 (Summer 2014): Road Asset Management
Volume 3 (Fall 2014): ITS: “Smart Cities”
Volume 4 (Winter 2014): Pavement Engineering
Volume 5 (Spring 2015): Road Safety Analysis
Volume 6 (Summer 2015): IRF Student Essay Laureates


ABOUT THE IRF: The International Road Federation, founded in 1948, is a not-for-profit, non-political organization with the mission to encourage and promote development and maintenance of better, safer and more sustainable roads and road networks. With a network in 117 countries across six continents, the IRF believes it can make a difference by providing best practices and expert advice to today’s multi-faceted world of transport.

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