The Australian Road Safety Awards recognize outstanding programs whilst pushing the need for road safety initiatives and with 96 Australian deaths on the roads in October alone, road safety should be in the forefront of everyone’s’ mind.

The Australian Road Safety Foundation are again holding their annual Australian Road Safety Awards to drive home the importance of road safety.

These awards recognize excellence in road safety programs across Australia and are supported by Michelle Yeoh a former bond girls who has also starred in Memoirs of a Geisha. Michelle is a devoted advocate for road safety world wide and travels to various destinations between movies to promote the cause. This silver screen star is passionate about road safety and ARSF CEO and Founder Russell White said the star has been a great ddition to the campign.

“Michelle has made a significant impact building road safety awareness around the practical strategies to help the incidence of road trauma”

Mr White went to higlight the importance of the awards themselves.

“By Acknowledging the success stories across the country we want to encourage other to follow their lead, road safety is everyone responsibility.”

The event will be a gala lunch hosted by channel 7 sports commentator Mark Beretta, Ms Yeoh will be the key note speaker at the event to be held on 27 November at the Brisbane Convention Centre.

Many Queenslanders have been nominated including the QLD PCYC,  QLD Police – Bundaberg and Tamborine Mountain State High School.

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To learn more about the Australian Road Safety Awards visit; www.australianroadsafetyawards.com.au