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TyreSafe launches inaugural awards

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TyreSafe is encouraging automotive and road safety professionals to enter its inaugural awards, which recognise the best contributions to raise awareness about tyre safety issues during 2012 and 2013.

The awards will be presented at a luncheon on Wednesday November 20, 2013 at St Johns hotel in Solihull.

Stuart Jackson, chairman of TyreSafe, said: “TyreSafe’s activities and campaigns have made a significant contribution to improving road safety in the UK over the last few years.

“However, this success would not have been possible without the high levels of support and participation we’ve enjoyed from a growing number and wider range of organisations.

“This first ever awards ceremony gives us the opportunity to formally recognise these efforts as well as inspire others to do similar.”

The breadth of organisations now involved with TyreSafe is reflected in the eight award categories on offer.

These include independent garages, franchise dealerships, vehicle manufacturers, tyre retailers and manufacturers, emergency services as well as a community award which covers local councils, road safety partnerships and other road safety bodies.

There will also be an outstanding achievement award which will be decided by the judging panel from all of the individual entries submitted.

The closing date for entries is November 1, 2013, giving organisations an opportunity to include any activities or initiatives they run during October’s tyre safety month.

“We’ve made the entry process as simple as possible as we want as many of our fantastic supporters to get involved,” added Jackson. “We wish everyone taking part the best success and once again, we’d like to offer our sincere thanks for your ongoing support.”

More information about the awards and a downloadable entry form can be found here or by calling 01787 226995.

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