NEWS RELEASE · 29th June 2010
BCAA Traffis Safety Foundation
Established in 2000 as a non-profit registered charity dedicated to working with families, communities and business partners to reduce the number and severity of traffic crashes and injuries in B.C., the BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation is celebrating ten years of road safety.
At the foundation’s tenth annual Partner Appreciation Reception, held this year on June 25, the work of those organizations and individuals that have joined the foundation in their road safety initiatives was recognized and honoured.
The Community Against Preventable Injuries was presented with the Partnerships in Road Safety award for a business or organization for their leadership in the field of injury prevention, including injuries caused by traffic crashes. The Community is encouraging British Columbians to take steps to prevent injuries that could impact their families, workplace or community.
The work of Steve Martin, Superintendent of Motor Vehicles for the Province of B.C. was recognized with the Partnerships in Road Safety for an individual award. Mr. Martin championed the booster seat legislation; oversaw the new distracted driving and street racing laws; and he established the first police liaison position within his ministry to enhance partnerships between the government and police.
“I am honoured to be leading this team of talented and dedicated road safety professionals,” adds Lamb. “I love my work and appreciate having the opportunity to create a dynamic foundation on behalf of BCAA and to work with such committed partners.”
For more information about the BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation visit BCAATSF.ca.
(L to R) Allan Lamb, Executive Director for the BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation; Steve Martin, Supt. of Motor Vehicles, Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General