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 15th September at Applegreen (M1) Southbound, Lisburn.
The awards, now in their ninth year, are organised by Road Safe NI Charity along with headline sponsors, leading accident management firm CRASH Services. A total of 14 categories are on offer and 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 2023 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. Our mission at CRASH Services is ‘to act with Care for those involved in road traffic accidents’ and we are passionate about playing our part in continuing to promote road safety to all road users across Northern Ireland. 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/PCV sector, public sector, business sector, young driver two wheels, transport manager and lifetime achievement.
Other award category sponsors include Drivetech; from the AA, Charles Hurst Group, Cameramatics, the Department for Infrastructure (DFI), JMK Solicitors, U105, New Driver NI, Applegreen, Hankook Tyres, Riverridge, Traynors and the NI Road Safety Partnership.
Nominate or Enter the NI Road Safety Awards 2023
Click this link to download a nomination form: Nomination Form
The awards ceremony takes place at Cultra Manor, Belfast on Friday 17th November 2023.
If you have been in an accident, please contact CRASH Services first, we are available 24 hours a day on 028 90660244. There is no charge for the accident management service as all costs are recovered from insurers involved.
Our service is free as we recover the costs from the third-party insurers.