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.



Launch of Road Safety Manual

Road Safety Manual - World Road Association

Our Road Safety Manual, launched November 3rd, 2015 at the 25th World Road Congress in Seoul, will enable countries and regions at all stages of development to achieve the goals in the United Nations Decade of Action and create a road system to save lives. This web-based tool is designed to help practitioners and decision-makers to implement a safe system infrastructure.

The manual can be accessed free of charge at (currently in English only, French and Spanish versions to follow).

XXVth World Road Congress

Message from Ban Ki Moon - World Road Association

A message from the Secretary General of the United Nations.

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!

Latest Publications

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.