THORNHILL, ON, June 22, 2011 /CNW/ - CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO)
has been recognized by the Ministry of Transportation for our ongoing
contribution and commitment towards making Ontario's roads safer.
CAA SCO has been an advocate of safe driving practices for more than 100
years. Whether it is helping school children safely across busy roads,
reminding motorists to drive safely during the winter season or calling
for improved transportation infrastructure, CAA SCO is active on
"It is truly an honour to be recognized and to receive this prestigious
award from the Ministry of Transportation. CAA SCO has always been
committed to traffic safety through our community programs and
partnerships," said Nick Parks, President and CEO, CAA SCO.
On June 21, the Ministry of Transportation awarded CAA SCO with the 2010
Road Safety Achievement Award in the category of Corporate Leadership in Road Safety.
Over the years, CAA SCO has teamed up with MTO and other road safety
partners to develop or assist in a number of traffic safety campaigns
throughout Ontario. Road safety initiatives and/or campaigns CAA SCO
has been involved in include: Bike Assist, Emergency Road Service
Safety Training, School Safety Patrol program, Watch for Bikes, Winter
Tire Coalition and the Worst Roads Campaign.
The Road Safety Achievement Awards were established in 1996 by the
Ministry of Transportation to recognize the exceptional achievements
and commitment to excellence of individuals, community groups and
organizations in promoting road safety at the community and provincial
CAA South Central Ontario is a not-for-profit auto club offering
insurance, travel, automotive care and roadside services. There are
more than 1.8 million CAA members in South Central Ontario and 5
million members in Canada. We're more than Roadside Assistance. We're
Life-side Assistance. Visit www.caasco.com.
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For further information:
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