How We Are Governed

EuroRAP is an International Non Profit Association (Association International Sans But Lucratif), registered in Belgium, company no. 0479824257 registration no. 50962003 on 5 September 2002. The Association is organised in accordance with the Belgian law of 25 October 1919, as amended from time to time.

The registered office is: Rue de la Science 41, 1040 Brussels, Belgium.

The administrative headquarters is: Worting House, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG23 8PX, UK. There is also a registered branch office in Bratislava, EuroRAP SK s.r.o., and the European Institute for Road Assessment – EuroRAP, which is in Ljubljana.

EuroRAP is independent and under the control of its Board who are required to act within the powers conferred upon them in our Articles of Association and Internal Regulations.

Members of the Association are elected as Active, Authority or Expert Members.  Active members are responsible for the finance and management of the Association.

EuroRAP is managed by a Board of Directors drawn from Active Members. The Board is made up of 6 individuals including nominees from the 3 founding organizations, the Road Safety Foundation, the ANWB and the ADAC; a nominee by the 3 founding directors; and elected directors. The Directors are responsible for the proper administration of the Association, have a duty to act collectively, and must act in the best interests of the Association.

The Board is accountable to the General Assembly.  The General Assembly is held annually between April and June and Annual Reports are sent to Members who vote on matters such as the appointment of auditors and Directors, approval of accounts, and budgets.

EuroRAP was established to be a sister programme to EuroNCAP AISBL. EuroRAP helped establish road assessment programmes in the USA and Australasia and, in 2005, went on to establish the global umbrella organisation iRAP (the International Road Assessment Programme), which is a charity registered in England. EuroRAP received a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award in 2009 for establishing iRAP.

EuroRAP is a member of the FIA Foundation; the FIA; the World Road Association, and is a self-governing iRAP Regional Association Member.

Financial Performance

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The main purpose of the Association, which is a non-profit organisation, shall be the promotion of the improvement of road safety and the quality of roads.

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The main activities of the Association are as follows:

  • promote the independent safety and quality assessment of roads used by the public;
  • carry out, or procure, research into all factors affecting the safe use of roads use by the public and their quality;
  • promote and encourage the safe use of roads used by the public by all classes of road users through the circulation of advice, information and knowledge gained from research;
  • conceive, develop and encourage programmes and courses of action designed to improve road safety and road quality; these to include the carrying out of projects or programmes intended to educate children, consumers, professionals or others in quality assurance and the safe use of public and other roads;
  • carry out scientific research and development of objective evaluation techniques of road assessment;
  • co-ordinate and provide a forum for the development of European activities on road assessment; and
  • provide information relating to the activities of the Association to the members and generally co-operate with the members in order to strengthen the forefront position of the latter in the field of road safety and quality improvement within their respective areas of activities.

Our Stakeholders

EuroRAP illustrates in simple, concise terms the safety performance of roads and the business case for improvement
EuroRAP provides confidence that investment in safer road infrastructure is a good use of public funds through economic modelling of the long term benefits of countermeasure implementation
EuroRAP provides robust and reliable support for investment decision making, performance tracking, planning and design of road improvements, and a platform for collaboration with road engineers and safety officers
EuroRAP provides the international benchmark, technical credibility and networks to enable clubs to undertake advocacy and engagement for safer road infrastructure


EuroRAP technology including protocols, processes and brands may not be altered or used in any way without the express written agreement of EuroRAP.

Licence is assigned by EuroRAP for exclusive use of these trademarks in Europe.

  • The EuroRAP logo figurative
  • The EuroRAP word mark
  • ‘RAP Road Assessment Programme’
  • ‘RAP Road Risk Mapping’
  • ‘RAP Road Risk Rating’

Board of Directors

Members of the Board of Directors are:

John Dawson - Chairman
John Dawson - ChairmanRSF nominee
Stephen Stacey
Stephen StaceyManaging Director
Dr. Steve Lawson
Dr. Steve LawsonFounding member nominee
Ferry Smith
Ferry SmithANWB nominee
Lluis Puerto
Lluis PuertoElected Director
Robert Štaba
Robert ŠtabaElected Director
For more information about the governance of EuroRAP, please write to:

Worting House
RG23 8PX

Telephone: +44 (0)1256 345598

Fax: +44 (0) 1256 811876