On Thursday 12th July, the UK’s Tyre Safety Awareness charity, Tyre Safe, will be hosting the Tyre Safe Awards 2018. The free-to-enter awards are open to any company that has made a contribution to raising awareness about tyre safety issues at any time in the previous year.

Entries closed on 27th April. The awards will be presented at The Belfry Hotel & Resort, Wishaw in the West Midlands.

Changes for the 2018 Awards

For the 2018 awards, Tyre Safe has introduced a new structure that is tiered to better represent differing sizes of tyre retailers. All new categories for wholesalers and online retailers means the playing field has been somewhat levelled for smaller organisations.

Also, the ‘Safety in the Community’ award is now reserved for road safety partnerships and local authorities.

The Categories

– Single or multiple entries have been considered for each of the following categories:

– Large retailer (50 or more outlets)

– Medium retailer (11-49 outlets)

– Small retailer (1-10 outlets)

– Online retailer

– Wholesaler

– Online and social media

– Emergency services

– Safety in the community

– Innovation

– Vehicle manufacturer

– Tyre Manufacturer


The judges are unannounced as yet. However, they will have final say over two special awards – namely, the ‘highly commended’ and ‘outstanding achievement’ awards. These awards will recognise exceptional contributions to tyre safety throughout 2017.

TyreSafe chairperson, Stuart Jackson said, “We are delighted to be holding these awards to highlight the work organisations and companies throughout the UK are making to improve tyre safety. Ultimately, the efforts being made by these groups are making the roads a safer place for all motorists, which is truly commendable.”

Whatever the campaign, whoever the team behind it, TyreSafe is eager to celebrate the safety awareness and proactive attitudes of the best in the business. Together, we can make Britain’s roads as safe as can be, with the latest technology and a uniform approach to tyre safety strategies. For more information, take a look at the TyreSafe site and catch up on the latest news.

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