ACRS Excellence in Road Safety Award

Applications for this award are currently closed

2024 is the first year for the ACRS Excellence in Road Safety Award. Submissions are sought from road safety professionals, practitioners and/or organisations throughout Australia and New Zealand. 

This award has been created to recognise a successful road safety project delivered within Australia or New Zealand. The project submission will demonstrate a road safety project that has used safe system-aligned thinking to deliver a practical and cost-effective approach to resolve or address a road safety issue. The project will demonstrate innovation and have addressed systematic and societal factors that contribute to road trauma. 

Award Criteria

To make a submission for this award, the project team must include a member of the Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS).

Submissions must demonstrate:

  • How project resolves or addresses an issue
  • Innovative thinking
  • How project addresses systematic and societal factors that contribute to road trauma?
  • How easily can project be replicated for use in other areas or by other jurisdictions?
  • What are key elements that contribute to the success of the project?
  • Project budget and cost effectiveness
  • Benefits / positive impacts to road safety
  • Evidence of project evaluation

Submission Procedure

Submission is to be made through the online form completed by a current ACRS member.

General Information

The project team for your project must include a member of the Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS) – to learn more about ACRS membership, click here.

If you have any questions regarding this award, please contact the Australasian College of Road Safety by email: admin@acrs.org.au.

Past Award (2011 – 2022) – 3M-ACRS Diamond Road Safety Award

From 2011 – 2022, 3M and ACRS joined forces to create the 3M-ACRS Diamond Road Safety Award, to recognise people and projects who provided exemplary innovation and effectiveness to save lives and injuries on roads. Click here to see a list of previous winners (2011 – 2022).