A UK-based organisation which aims to improve post-crash response across the globe has picked up the top accolade at the 2019 Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards’ ceremony.
FIRE AID was named winner of the prestigious Premier Award at the Prince Michael Awards’ annual luncheon in London on 10 December. Founded by the Eastern Alliance for Safe and Sustainable Transport (EASST) in 2013, FIRE AID is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) supported by UK Aid and the FIA Foundation.
FIRE AID brings together ‘like-minded organisations’ to improve post-crash response, through donations of perfectly useable (but decommissioned) fire and rescue equipment and professional training to fire and rescue services, thereby improving their ability to respond effectively within the ‘golden hour’ after a collision – and their potential to save lives.
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