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Excellence in Road Safety Awards

3 November 2023

The European Commission has announced the 2023 Excellence in Road Safety Awards. The awards recognise the best contributions by the European Road Safety Charter's community of organisations, authorities and companies towards safer roads across Europe.

Nearly 80 road safety initiatives were nominated for this recognition prize, with 15 projects from Belgium, Czechia, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia being shortlisted within five award categories:

  • best project dedicated to fitness to drive;
  • best initiative to promote the road safety of persons with reduced mobility;
  • best use of data for road safety;
  • best project to support road safety in e-commerce;
  • and a prize for best urban road safety.

The winning initiatives are examples of where organisations have delivered specific and measurable road safety actions to benefit their communities.

Introducing the 2023 winners: 

  • Zavarovalnica Triglav and AMZS (Slovenia) – Refreshing rides for seniors with instructor  
  • VZW Symfoon (Belgium) – for their obstacle-free pavements with Team Trottoir
  • Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) (Austria) - for their Mobility Observation Box (MOB)
  • An Post (Ireland) – for their Driving towards Zero campaign
  • Municipality of Gdańsk (Poland) – for their traffic calming activities and campaigns

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