ÚLTIMAS NOTÍCIAS E ATUALIZAÇÕES
Os principais parceiros do Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) estão liderando o caminho com o piloto SR4S e boas notícias estão se espalhando rapidamente! Nossas notícias e atualizações mais recentes acompanham o progresso e celebram os sucessos das escolas e dos parceiros em tornar as viagens escolares mais seguras.
High-level Road Safety Stakeholders’ Forum in Botswana advocating for improving school zone safety in the country with SR4S
Image credit: EA991 The High-level Road Safety Stakeholders' Forum on Enhancing Child and Adolescent Safety in Botswana's Primary and Secondary Schools was held on 28 November 2023 by Emergency Assist 991 and funded by FIA Road Safety Grant Programme 2023. The aim of...
From November 14 to 23, FIA Region II Clubs participated in a series of four online training sessions focused on enhancing school zone safety. The training program, organized by iRAP in collaboration with AIP Foundation and supported by the FIA Foundation, aimed to...
We would like to invite you to participate in our short survey to evaluate the potential for scalability and replicability of these tools and how iRAP tools can continue to support the SR4S community to save lives. The survey is less than 10 minutes, and we appreciate your feedback by COB 14 November 2023.
Launch of the AI&Me Music Video encourages youth to speak up for safer streets and safer mobility all across Vietnam
Image Credit: AIP Foundation - Students participated in performances of the music video to raise awareness among their peers on the importance of safe school zones. Original article post by AIP Foundation - read full article here As part of our innovative Big Data...
Botswana school zone received vital road safety improvements through collaboration between the automobile club Emergency Assist 991 and road safety NGO Amend, supported by FIA Foundation.
Gaborone West Junior Secondary School in Botswana has undergone life-saving infrastructure improvements to make the school journey safer for over 800 pupils.
Inviting young people aged 15-35 from anywhere in the world to take part in the Consultation by completing an interactive online survey to collate and gather unique insights that will help shape the GYC’s future work as well as formulate policy documents that will empower young leaders to demand and deliver change on a local level.
Building on international collaboration to leverage regional strengths for safer school zones across Asia Pacific
AIP Foundation, FIA Foundation, and iRAP are proud to announce a new collaboration to build capacity for all FIA Region II Clubs. Funded by the FIA Foundation, the first phase of the program will focus on the Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) methodology developed by iRAP.
As part of the Global Road Safety Programme – Star Rating for Schools and the FIA Road Safety Grant Programme 2022, the Automóvil Club de Chile launched their second intervention to improve school environments. The location was a kindergarten and nursey “Las...
The latest Star Rating for Schools newsletter is out now – read some great stories of how SR4S Lead Partners are engaging partners and leading safer infrastructures around the world.In this issue: Welcome to our new SR4S Coordinator - Minh Vo iRAP and partners awarded...
We are excited to announce that Ms Minh Vo is joining the iRAP team as Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) Coordinator. Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) is an evidence-based program for measuring, managing and communicating the risk children are exposed to on a journey to...
AIP Foundation and iRAP are partnering to deliver a training programme to Region II clubs exploring the implementation of safety interventions around schools and how assessment programmes can be scaled up to deliver safe speeds and infrastructure around schools. The project will also provide in-country support to select Region II Clubs to adopt structured school safety programmes.
A peer reviewed paper has been published in the Journal of Road Safety (Vol. 34, Issue 2, 2023) titled 'Youth Participation in School Safety Zones Assessment: A Case Study in Indonesia' and authored by Estiara Ellizar, Sukma Larastiti, Titis Efrindu Bawono, Windu...
In a recent LinkedIn post, Youth Advocate Tendekayi Marapara celebrated the implementation of road improvements around a local primary school as part of the Safer School Zones project, implemented in Zimbabwe. A video summarising the project and its importance to the...
In 2023, specialists of the Public Enterprise Transport Competence Agency (TKA) conducted studies, which included the use of SR4S assessments, to evaluate the safety of infrastructure around five private and five state Lithuanian schools in Vilnius and Kaunas.
In the Good Urban Management Category, the Ministry of Transport and Communications has been awarded an Honourable mention for its Safe School Environments Program which is using SR4S to evaluate and improve the safety of school journeys around its municipality schools in Peru.
Portugal’s National Strategy for Active Pedestrian Mobility 2030 recommends Star Rating for Schools to assess safety and walkability
Portugal’s new National Strategy for Active Pedestrian Mobility 2030 recommends for the use of iRAP Star Rating for Schools for walkability assessment studies to assess risk, star rate safety and inform investment to save lives and prevent serious injuries.
The Municipality of Quito, through Epmmop and with the support Star Rating for Schools Global Programme Partner 3M, developed the safe school zone project in the area of the Sixto Durán Ballén school.
A global road safety program that seeks to protect children in their school environments arrives in Chile
The Star Rating for School programme will be executed by Automóvil Club de Chile (ACC) and the first intervention will be carried out in a school in the Lo Espejo commune, as part of a project to implement 200 school road safety improvements throughout the country in five years.
Tendekayi Marapara, a road safety advocate, shares his road safety journey- Part 1
The FIA has announced the recipients of their 2023 Road Safety Grants Programme in four streams, including to clubs to support safer school journeys. Eight projects will implement the FIA School Assessment Toolkit, three will promote Helmet and Motorcycle Safety, five will deploy the ‘Drive in the Moment’ toolkit to fight Distracted Driving, and eight will focus on Partnership Support.
iRAP receives Google support to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Road Safety
Leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI), iRAP’s Star Rating for Schools and AiRAP partnerships will be scaled up to provide 3-star or better journeys to school and address road traffic crashes that are the leading cause of death among children and young people worldwide.
Every four minutes, a child dies in a traffic crash around the world. Many others are permanently injured. Children walking to school are particularly vulnerable. In many countries, most crashes involving children happen within 500m from the school, many of them at...
Global Alliance member HOVITA used SR4S assessments for a ‘Scaling up Advocacy for Safe School Zone Uganda – Gulu City Pilot Project’
Excerpt from Global Review on Road Traffic Safety and Successful Establishment of Safe School Zones Safe Environment for Children Report Page 14: 3.2.1 Scaling Up Advocacy For Safe School Zone Uganda- Gulu City Pilot Project Hope for Victims of Traffic Accidents...
Speed management infrastructure piloted to support new 30km/h speed limit rules around schools in Moldova (EASST)
Last September, the Government of the Republic of Moldova approved amendments to the National Road Regulations mandating that all school zones should have a default maximum speed limit of 30km/h. This policy change followed a 2 year advocacy campaign led by local NGO and EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM)….