Road Safety Support International (RSSi) has received a prestigious business award in recognition of its success in exporting British enforcement and road safety expertise.
In the UK, Road Safety Support provides assistance to the majority of police forces, highway authorities and safer roads partnerships in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Since formation in 2008, RSSi has worked in North America, South America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
In recognition of this success, RSSi has receive the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category, which was presented by His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent at a ceremony at the company’s office on 17 January.
The Queen’s Awards are awarded each year to businesses for outstanding achievement in four categories – International Trade, Innovation, Sustainable Development and for Promoting Opportunity.
Trevor Hall, director of RSSi, said: “We are delighted that the hard work, dedication and commitment of our staff has been recognised. Each individual who works for us has one focus; that is to reduce the number of people being needlessly killed on the roads.”
“To each of us, this is more than just a job; keeping people safe on the roads is something we truly care about.
“By working with and supporting police forces, government and third sector organisations both nationally and internationally, ultimately we are supporting people and communities.
“It was a real honour to be presented with the award by His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent and to share the work of RSSi with so many other important guests.”
The award presentation event was attended by guests including: Jennifer Tolhurst, HM lord-lieutenant of Essex; Simon Hall MBE, high sheriff of Essex; Pippa Mills, assistant chief constable of Essex Police; and councillor David Harrison, mayor of Basildon Borough Council.
Pictured above (left to right) are Adam Briggs (director of RSSi), His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent, Trevor Hall, Meredydd Hughes (director of RSSi) and Jennifer Tolhurst.