GLOBUL received Press Auto Bulgaria’s special award for overall contribution to the improvement of road safety in the country. The company was awarded for its Drive Safely! Use hands-free! long-term social initiative aimed at encouraging safe driving and responsible use of mobile phones behind wheel. The prize was presented at the official award ceremony of the ‘Car of the Year 2013′ contest, held on December 7 in Sofia.
‘This award proves that our efforts at improving road safety in the country are appreciated by the Bulgarian society. We are glad that our campaign has reached thousands of people because we believe road safety depends primarily on our personal responsibility.’ – GLOBUL Corporate Affairs Director Yassen Guev said at the award ceremony.
Drive Safely! Use hands-free! campaign is a long-term educational initiative with national scope. The four-time rally champion and GLOBUL Rally Team driver Krum Donchev is the official ambassador of the campaign. Within its annual initiative, GLOBUL traditionally organizes series of activities to promote road safety in the country. So far, GLOBUL partners in the safe driving campaign were institutions and companies such as Sofia’s Public Bus Transport, Sofia Traffic Police, Sofia Municipality and the Union of Bulgarian Motorists.
‘Car of the Year’ contest, part of the international competition ‘Car of the Year Awards’, was held in Bulgaria for the sixteen consecutive year at the initiative of Press Auto Club Bulgaria that includes 49 Bulgarian automobile journalists.