Call to participate at European Day Without a Road Death (EDWARD)
Awareness-raising activities or events can be submitted on the roadsafetydays.eu website. Events that don't take place on 21 Septmerber but during the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK from 16 to 22 September.
Schools, associations, companies, and organisations all around Europe have already submitted various activities such as flyer distribution, interaction with citizens, school activities, trainings, workshops, conferences, bike races, competitions and quizzes! Even the smallest action can make the difference. Have a look at roadsafetydays.eu to get inspired!
Also, stakeholders are encouraged to sign or promote the road safety pledge (projectedward.eu).
The first edition of Project EDWARD took place last year and more than 103 000 organisations and individuals signed a road safety pledge on the TISPOL website and more than 80 road safety actions were organised across Europe, including information and awareness-raising activities in schools and companies, workshops, conferences and competitions. In addition, the #ProjectEDWARD and #seatbeltselfie social media campaign reached more than 19 million people. According to TISPOL's statistics, there were 43 road deaths across 31 countries on 21 September 2016. This compares with 70 fatalities on the same day in 2015. 19 countries recorded zero fatalities. While 7 other countries recorded a reduction in fatalities, compared with the same day in 2015, and 3 countries recorded an increase in fatalities