The World Road Association-PIARC was established in 1909. It brings together the road administrations of 122 governments and has members--individuals, companies, authorities and organizations--in over 140 countries.



XXVth World Road Congress in Seoul

World Road Congress - Seoul 2014 - World Road Association

40 ministers will attend the Ministers Session of the 25th World Road Congress in Seoul on Monday, November 2nd.

A great success in response to the 36 topics proposed by the Technical Committees with over 750 abstracts submitted from 85 countries of the 5 continents.

Social Media at the World Road Association - Follow Us!

Linkedin - World Road Association

Follow our LinkedIn page to stay updated and comment on the latest news and reports from and events of the Association.

e-Routes/Roads: your magazine in digital version

e-Routes/Roads online - World Road Association

Your Routes/Roads magazine is from now on available in digital version. It can be read on all supports! Office computer and laptop, tablet, smartphone....

Do not hesitate to comment on articles and share e-Routes / Roads on your favorite social networks!

Road Network Operations Manual and ITS

Road Network Operations Manual and ITS - World Road Association

Technical Committee 2.1 has been assigned, among others, the task to revamp the electronic version of the Road Network Operations Manual and the Manual on Intelligent Transport Systems.

Road Safety Manual

Road Safety Manual - World Road Association

The World Road Association has recently entrusted the ARRB Group (Australia) with the task to produce the contents of the second edition of the PIARC Road Safety Manual.

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United Nations Decade of action

United Nations Decade of action - World Road Association

On 11 May 2011, the UN General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/64/255 with the goal of improving road safety.

This text was followed by a presentation by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Baan Ki-Moon, of the Global Plan of Action for the Decade for Road Safety 2011-2020.