The World Road Association-PIARC was established in 1909. It brings together the road administrations of 121 governments and has members--individuals, companies, authorities and organizations in over 140 countries.



Calls for proposals open! - Special Projects "Unmanned Aerial Systems UAS" and "Infrastructure Unpredicted Failure"

Special Project - World Road Association

The World Road Association launches two calls for proposals regarding two Special Projects to be produced in 2017. Submission deadline March 11th 2017.

International Winter Road Congress - Call for abstracts extended until 28th February 2017!

Call for abstracts Gdańsk 2018 - World Road Association

The World Road Association organizes jointly with GDKKiA, the Polish General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways, the XVth International Winter Road Congress. It will take place in Gdańsk (Poland) from 20 to 23 February 2018.

New Executive Committee and New President

New Executive Committee and New President - World Road Association

At its meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, on 21-22 September 2016, the Council of the World Road Association elected its new President and the New Executive Committee for the 2017-2020 period.

General Report of the 2015 Seoul Congress

General Report of the XXVth World Road Congress Seoul 2015

The General Report of the XXVth World Road Congress , which was held in Seoul (South Korea ) in November 2015, is now available online.

Routes/Roads N° 371 available in digital version

e-Routes/Roads online - World Road Association

Issue N° 37 (fourth quarter 2016) dedicated to Climate Change and Risk Management covers seven contributions from Australia, Canada, Greece and Romania.
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!

PIARC Online Manuals

RNO/ITS Manual - World Road Association

PIARC has published three interactive electronic Manuals, which are available online free of charge. These compendiums address Road Safety, Road Network Operations and ITS, and Tunnels.

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.