Data And Research

Data and Research

CESA Biannual Economic and Capacity Survey January – June 2019
SAFCEC State of the Industry 2019 Q2
CESA Bi Annual Economic and Capacity Survey - January to June 2018
CESA Bi-Annual Economic and Capacity Survey July-Dec 2018
SAFCEC State of the Industry Report 2018
Childsafe / UNICEF : Preventing Road Injuries Impacting Children in South Africa (PRICSA)
Preventing Child Road Casualties by Dr. Ribbens
Roads Review 2018
A Better Road to the Future: New Report Identifies Pathways to Road Project Efficiency Gain
IRF webinar: Public-Private Partnerships and Innovative Finance for Infrastructure Projects
CESA -Bi-Annual Economic and Capacity Survey Jan - June 2017
Cesa Bi-Annual economic and capacity survey July - Dec 2017
Towards Safe System Infrastructure: A Compendium of Current Knowledge
Brake & Tyre Watch February 2018
SAFCEC State on the Industry report q3 2017
Draft NRSS - National Road Safety Strategy 2016 - 2030
Cost of Crashes in South Africa- RTMC Document
RTMC Hazlocs Document
Brake & Tyre Watch August 2017
London mayor considers pay-per-mile road pricing and ban on new parking
MYA Road Charges
How and why road-pricing will happen
Local infrastructure impacted on by skills deficit.
SAICE Infrastructure report card 2017
IRC references
CESA Presenting and interpretation of latest survey results: July – December 2016
Tim Cox Engineering Solutions Rumble Strips
Paul Atchley Still Fooling Ourselves
Pavement Preservation by Jimmy Kendrick
Water Resistant Bases For Paved / Gravel / Soil Roads
Flexible Pavement Design With Water-Resistant Layers
SmartPhone Road Condition Surveys - On Low Volume Roads
Applying Science To An Unsealed Road Network
SAFCEC State of the Industry Report
SARF funded case study for Cape Town
Europe’s Road Safety Figures Disappoint - How is Your Country Doing?

An important part of a road safety strategy is to evaluate how well road safety countermeasures are working.  A logical way to evaluate one country’s performance is to measure the annual increase/decrease of Killed and Seriously Injured persons due to traffic incidents.  If a countermeasure is not working, try something else.  As it has been said, “if Plan A did not work, don’t worry, there are 25 more letters in the alphabet.  Try something else.”  If the countermeasure is working, use it again in another part of the road network to make that section of road or intersection safer.

How are the safety countermeasures you are implementing working?  Europe is constantly employing road safety concepts to make their roads safer and they will continue to repeat the use of high-performance countermeasures and will try new innovative means to make their roads safer when current countermeasures are not meeting their safety expectations.  The attached article explains their recent results.

What are the road safety results in your country?  Will you meet the challenge of the United Nations Decade of Action to reduce 2015 level fatalities by 50% on your roads by 2020?  If not, what are you doing differently?

Albert Einstein once said, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”  What are you doing to stop the insanity in your country?  Let us know how IRF can help you to make your roads safer today.

“If something is important to you, you will FIND A WAY to make it happen.  If it is not important, you will find an excuse.”  No more excuses!

Michael G.  Dreznes

Executive Vice President

International Road Federation

500 Montgomery St | Fifth Floor | Alexandria, VA USA 22314

Tel +1 918 373 9637 | Fax +1 703 535 1007


20170328 European Road Safety Disappointment
Funding and Financing Road Infrastructure by Ulrike Rwida - National Treasury
Proposed Roads Policy for South Africa by Whity Maphakela National Department of Transport.
Challenges and proposed solutions for building Rural and Peri-Urban Road Infrastructure - MP Matji and NM Ramaboea Road Agency Limpopo
Challenges and proposed solutions for developing an efficient and sustainable Road Network- Mpho Kau – JRA
The Cost of Crashes in South Africa - September 2016
State of the South African Civil Engineering Contracting Industry 3rd Quarter 2016
CESA State of the Industry report January - July 2016
Automated Vehicles: Driver Knowledge, Attitudes, & Practices Executive Summary
How drivers say they will use self-driving vehicles (Infographic)
Effects of electronic billboards on driver distraction
French study on drowsy driving
A brief history of transport Infrastructure in South Africa up to the end of the 20th century Written by Dr. Malcolm Mitchell

This year themed ‘Value Creation towards Global Competitiveness and Sustainability’ – was launched in Johannesburg. The survey has become one of the premier references for logistics in South Africa through benchmark-driven research. Using the reports published over the past seven years, one can track trends of various important logistics factors within the country. It is compiled by CSIR, US and IMPERIAL Logistics. This year, topics centre on ‘green’ logistics (including ‘extra distance’ measurement); deteriorating road quality and benefit-cost analysis; supply chain risk management; the skills issue; and rural logistics.

SABITA has given permission to SARF to publish this document.

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