RSA Medellin 2017

Evonik Road Safety Award 2018

Granted this year for the third time, the Evonik Road Safety Award acknowledges and rewards the contributions to road safety of public authorities worldwide. The prize is bestowed by Evonik upon identification of the winner by an independent jury of internationally recognized experts in the field of road safety, transport, and city design.

The Evonik Road Safety Award is designed to support sustainable road safety initiatives. Key criteria for the winning project/initiative are its contribution to

• Road safety (60%)

• Sustainability (20%)

• Innovation (10%)

• Replicability (10%)


Award overview

Project candidate - Any completed infrastructure initiative which includes some form of road marking with at least a one year track record
Qualified applicants - Public authorities from a city, state, national or regional level, responsible for such an initiative.
The prize - 10,000€, which will be awarded in the form of a sponsored road marking application, a donation of traffic safety related items, or a donation to a non-profit organization.

The award ceremony will take place at a global or regional road safety event in late 2018.


June 15, 2018 - Deadline to submit applications
August 2018 - The winning project to be announced
Late 2018 - Award ceremony

Application process:

Please submit your completed application by June 15, 2018 to

The jury:
susanna zammataro

Susanna Zammataro

Executive Director and environment expert, International Road Federation (IRF)

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Dr. Suzy Charman

Dr. Suzy Charmen

Executive Director of the Road Safety Foundation

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prof markus oeser

Prof. Dr. Markus Oeser

Head of the Chair-Professor for Pavement Engineering & Director of the Institute for Pavement Engineering at the RWTH Aachen University, Germany

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Rudolf Keppler

Rudolf Keppler

Former deputy leader of the section "street equipment" at the German federal Highway Research Institute (BASt), responsible for Road Markings in Germany and until today member of various technical committees in the Road Marking sector.