This year’s Northern Ireland Road Safety Awards, which recognise the contribution of individuals and organisations who have worked to improve road safety in their communities, has been launched on Friday 23rd September at Applegreen (M1) Southbound.
The awards, now in their eighth year, are organised by Road Safe NI Charity along with headline sponsors, leading accident management firm CRASH Services. A total of 12 categories are on offer which include schools, emergency services, voluntary, public and private sectors. Davy Jackson, chairperson of Road Safe NI Charity commented, “We were delighted with the outstanding success and feedback received from the awards from previous years. We now look forward to emulating that with our 2022 nominees. It is vitally important that we properly recognise the hard work and commitment that goes into helping keep our roads safe.”
Jonathan McKeown CEO of CRASH Services commented, “We are honoured to once again be the headline sponsor of the NI Road Safety Awards. At CRASH, our commitment is to help motorists when they need us most and we are passionate about playing our part in continuing to promote road safety to all road users across NI. The call is now out for nominations, so whether you are involved in a road safety scheme, have benefited from an initiative or know someone who has spearheaded road safety in your area, now is the time to nominate your road safety champions.”
The full list of categories includes: Education; Primary Schools, Education; Secondary Schools, lollipop person, driving instructor, emergency services person, voluntary sector, open category, LGV/HGV sector, public sector, business sector, Young driver and lifetime achievement.
Other award category sponsors include Drivetech; from the AA, the Department for Infrastructure (DFI), JMK Solicitors, U105, New Driver NI, Applegreen, Hankook Tyres, Riverridge, AB&C Insurance and the NI Road Safety Partnership.
The awards ceremony takes place at Cultra Manor, Belfast on Friday 18th November as part of Road Safety Week. The closing date for entries is Friday 28th October 2022 which can be sent via email or post. Details on the nomination form..
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