RSS proud to support 2018 FirstCar
Young Driver Road Safety Awards

04.05.2018

Road Safety Support (RSS) was proud to be part of this year's FirstCar Young Driver Road Safety Awards, which recognise the efforts of practitioners to reduce casualties among young drivers.

RSS Chairman Meredydd Hughes (pictured) presented the 2018 awards, held in London on April 25, along with James Evans, founder of FirstCar.

The awards were presented in five categories: Best Education and Training Initiative, Best New Scheme, Best Partnership Scheme, Best Private Sector Initiative and Best Young Driver Media Campaign.

RSS Business Development and PR Manager, Emma Kelly, was delighted to be one of the judges on this year's panel.

In all categories, the judges looked for schemes with clear and measurable aims and objectives and for evidence of evaluation.

Speaking about the awards Meredydd Hughes said: "It was a real pleasure to support the awards and be part of such a worthwhile event.

"The FirstCar Young Driver Road Safety Awards recognise the hard work and determination of our road safety colleagues across the UK, who are keener than ever to reduce the number of young people killed and seriously injured on our roads."

The winners of the 2018 awards were:

Best Education and Training Initiative of the Year - Cambs Drive iQ, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Road Safety Partnership

Best New Scheme of the Year - ‘Speak Out’, Kent County Council Road Safety

Best Partnership Scheme of the Year - Drivestart, Safer Roads Berkshire (developed by Agilysis)

Best Private Sector Initiative of the Year - O2 Drive, Box on Board, O2

Best Young Driver Media Campaign of the Year - ‘Speak Out’, Kent County Council Road Safety

You can read the full details about the award winners here

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