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Newry's Crash Services has once again got behind the Northern Ireland Road Safety Awards 2018 with the awards now open for entries.

The awards recognise the contribution of individuals and organisations who have worked to improve road safety in their communities.

Now in their 4th year, the awards are run in association with Road Safe NI and title sponsors are accident management firm, CRASH Services.  A total of 10 categories are on offer and include schools, emergency services, voluntary, public and private sectors.

Pictured at the launch are from left: Jonathan McKeown from CRASH Services, Katrina Godfrey, Permanent Secretary Department for Infrastructure, TV Personality Frank Mitchell, Inspector Rosie Leech PSNI and Davy Jackson, Director at Road Safe NI.
Pictured at the launch are from left: Jonathan McKeown from CRASH Services, Katrina Godfrey, Permanent Secretary Department for Infrastructure, TV Personality Frank Mitchell, Inspector Rosie Leech PSNI and Davy Jackson, Director at Road Safe NI.

Davy Jackson from Road Safe NI said,“We were delighted with the outstanding success and feedback received from the Awards over the last three years and we now look forward to emulating that with our 2018 nominees. It is vitally important that we properly recognise the hard work and commitment that goes into helping keep our roads safe.”

Tony McKeown, Director of CRASH Services, said: “As a business with close connections to road users we are pleased to support the NI Road Safety Awards again.  The call is now out for nominations, so whether you are involved in a scheme yourself, have benefited from an initiative or know someone who has spearheaded road safety in your area, these are the awards for them.”

The full list of categories are: Primary School, Lollipop Person, Secondary School, Driving Instructor, Emergency Services Person, Voluntary Sector, LGV/ HGV Sector, Business Sector, Two Wheels and Lifetime Achievement.

Award Category sponsors include the Department for Infrastructure, JMK Solicitors, New Driver NI, Applegreen, Hankook Tyres, Drive Tech, Part of the AA, TCTS and U105 radio.

The awards ceremony takes place at Cultra Manor, Belfast on Friday 23rd November as part of Road Safety Week.

The closing date for entries is Wednesday 31st October and details of how to enter can be found at www.roadsafeni.com

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