As of 13 June 2024, State Agency Road Safety is the new national relay in Bulgaria for the European Road Safety Charter. It is the largest civil society platform on road safety, with more than 4,000 members. The diverse community of Charter members consists of companies, NGOs, national, regional, and local authorities, research institutions, universities, and schools. The platform’s website ( is designed to share and exchange experiences, in particular on:

  • Encourage and support European associations, schools, universities, companies of all types and sizes, as well as national and local authorities to take actions for road safety;
  • Acknowledge contributions by civil society to road safety;
  • Facilitate civil society members in acquiring Dissemination and sharing of knowledge on road safety issues in the European Union;
  • Facilitate true dialogue for the transfer of road safety experiences and practices at all levels of governance in the European Union.

The mission of the European Road Safety Charter is to further encourage, foster and broaden this community, with an ultimate vision of reducing deaths and serious injuries by 50% between 2020 and 2030 and no fatalities and serious injuries on EU roads, by 2050.

To this end, the annual Excellence in Road Safety Awards encourage the efforts of various organizations to achieve the EU-wide target of zero fatalities on roads by 2050. You can find further information about the conditions and criteria here. The deadline for submissions has been extended to 24 June 2024.

Practical information on how to take part in the competition:

  • The awards are only accessible for European Road Safety Charter If you are not yet a member, please register here so you can create a submission.
  • Registered members must log into their Charter account and select “Add a new award

submission” under ‘My account’.  

  • You can also access the award application directly here – you MUST be logged in to your Charter account before clicking this link.
  • Submissions are welcome in any official EU language.
  • If you need support with your submission, you can contact the Charter helpdesk at