The Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, took part in a ceremony last week in Brussels (Belgium) to reward organisations for their commitments to road safety.
The Excellence in Road Safety Awards 2016 recognises those organisations that have a significant impact on saving lives on Europe’s roads.
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The winners were selected from the two categories, School Challenge and Best Practice.
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Awards in the School Challenge category went to:
School Challenge and Best Practice. Awards in the School Challenge category went to:
- the Colegio Público Miguel de Cervantes in Gijón (Spain), and
- the Lockerbie Academy (UK).
Awards in the Best Practice category went to:
- Børneulykkesfonden and Codan Forsikring (Denmark),
- Centrum Bezpieczeństwa Ruchu Drogowego (Poland), and
- ACA Automobil Club (Albania).
Violeta Bulc said: ‘Grassroots initiatives like these are crucial in our efforts to reach our strategic goal to halve road fatalities by 2020. I can only encourage everyone, at whatever level you work, to carry on the great work and to pass on your experiences, so that great ideas can be used again elsewhere.’