The Australasian Fleet Champions Awards, sponsored by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, recognise the achievements of those working to help reduce the number of road crashes involving at-work drivers. Safety-conscious organisations operating in New Zealand, Australia or the Pacific are invited to enter.
Details of the 2021 awards will be released in early 2021. The 2020 awards categories are listed below. You can see a full list of 2019 winners and highly commended entrants here.
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Awards for organisations
Company Driver Safety Award recognising organisations that have implemented initiatives that effectively enable drivers to be safe. Judges will also award education and awareness-raising initiatives about safe driving that extend beyond employees to their families. Sponsored by SurePlan.
Fleet Safety Product Award recognising products that improve fleet safety through innovation.
Road Safety in the Community Award for the organisation that has worked hardest with its community to achieve safe and healthy mobility and improve road safety for all road users. This organisation will have road safety at the heart of its corporate social responsibility ethos. Sponsored by Bridgestone.
Safe Vehicles Award recognising organisations that have improved the safety and environmental impact of vehicles used on behalf of their business. Efforts to replace vehicle fleets with improved models, fit additional safety components to vehicles, and manage maintenance procedures in line with manufacturer recommendations will also be recognised. Sponsored by Bridgestone.
Sustainable Journeys Award recognising organisations that have worked to reduce risk and fuel emissions by enabling active and shared travel (walking, cycling and public transport use), using more environmentally-friendly fuels and vehicles, and/or improving journey routing to reduce the distance travelled.
Awards for individuals
Road Risk Manager of the Year Award for a risk or fleet manager who has implemented exemplary road risk management policies with proven results. Sponsored by Suzuki New Zealand.
Outstanding Commitment to Road Safety Award for an organisation or individual that has gone above and beyond the call of duty in their commitment to road safety, not just within the organisation but also the wider community. Organisations cannot enter this award themselves, but can nominate someone else within the industry.