West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner attends Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards
Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner Ashley Bertie,
Prince Michael of Kent and PCC David Jamieson
As part of his work to deliver safer roads in the West
Midlands, Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson attended the
Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards.
The awards celebrate achievement and innovation in road safety
The PCC is a director on the Roadsafe Board, of which HRH Prince
Michael of Kent is the patron and Nigel Mansell the vice
Mr Jamieson said it was an excellent opportunity to learn about
the very latest road safety initiatives and pick up best practice
ways of working. He also met with Transport Minister Andrew Jones
to discuss local issues for the West Midlands.
The main categories cover road safety management, safer roads,
safer vehicles, safer road users and post-crash responses.
West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson said:
"This was a wonderful event that celebrated people from around the
world who work tirelessly to make our roads safer.
"I found it an inspirational even and left with lots of ideas
about things we could bring to the West Midlands.
"Road safety was the top concern from members of the public
during the consultation stage of my Police and Crime Plan and I
will do all I can in make our road network safer and stronger."
The awards were held in London on December 13. People attended
from all over the world, with representatives from the Department
for Transport, DVSA, Highways Agency, RAC Foundation for Motoring,
Michelin, Shell and Volvo.
The full list of winners is here.