The South African Roads Federation (SARF) together with IRF and PIARC co-organised with great success the 7th African Regional Conference, which took place in Cape Town on 18-20 October 2022. This year’s conference theme was “Connecting Africa through Smart, Safe and Resilient Roads: Stimulating Growth and Trade on the Continent“. PIARC Technical Committee 3.1  on Road Safety organised a seminar to demonstrate and discuss the challenges of safe and efficient road transport especially in Low and Middle Income Countries. Special emphassis was given to PIARC extensive work on road safety (Road Safety Manual, Tunnels Manual, Road Safety in LMIC, etc.).