Photo Release: BMA representative received International Safety Media Awards 2018

General Press Releases Thursday November 8, 2018 15:13
Bangkok--8 Nov--Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety Bangkok

On 7th November 2018, Mr. Surart Jaroenchaisakul (Center), Deputy Director of Traffic and Transportation Department, a representative of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), received the International Safety Media Awards 2018 (Gold Award) for ultra-short video category for the 30 second video clip to promote don't drink and drive. This gold award winning video clip among other submitted 30 road safety video clips worldwide was produced by Traffic and Transportation Department, BMA, in cooperation with Vital Strategies under the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS). The award presentation ceremony was held after the closing ceremony of the Safety 2018 World Conference at Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Center (BITEC).

About Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS)

Bangkok has been selected by Bloomberg Philanthropies, headquartered in New York City, USA, to be 1 of 10 cities to join Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) for 5 years (2015-2019). Aiming to efficiently reduce road traffic injuries and deaths in Bangkok, the Initiative involves the interventions through campaigns to raise road safety awareness, such as campaigns on drunk driving, reducing speed, seatbelt, and helmet wearing as well as through the design of improving safer roads.


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