Awards & Recognition

Awards & Recognition

Karen Bowman, Founder of Drop It And Drive is the 2012 recipient of the BC Ministry of Justice Community Safety & Crime Prevention Award for our road safety work. ~November 2, 2012

Min of Justice Award

Insurance Bureau of British Columbia (ICBC) recognizes our dedication to road safety and preventing distracted driving through “Drop It And Drive.” ~Nov. 20, 2012

ICBC Recognition

In response to our request, Mayor Gregor Robertson, City of Vancouver proclaims November 21, 2012 ‘Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims’ in the City of Vancouver.

YVR Proclamation

Acting Deputy Mayor Vancouver Councillor Adriane Carr presenting Karen Bowman, Founder, Drop It And Drive with the proclamation. Left to Right: Capt. Gabe Roder, Karen Bowman, Councillor Adriane Carr, retired Capt. Tim Baillie.

Acting Deputy Mayor Vancouver Councillor Adriane Carr presenting Karen Bowman, Founder, Drop It And Drive with the proclamation during our annual crash extrication demonstration road safety event hosted at Point Grey Secondary School, Vancouver, BC. Left to Right: Capt. Gabe Roder, Karen Bowman, Councillor Adriane Carr, retired Capt. Tim Baillie.

The Drop It And Drive team receives the Safer Roads Ottawa Champions Award for our national road safety education efforts. ~June 2012

 Left to Right: Cpl. Bryan Fedirchuk, Surrey RCMP; Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, retired Capt. Tim Baillie, Surrey Fire Service; Karen Bowman, Founder, DIAD; & Councillor Shad Qadri. Photo Credit: Roger Lalonde, City of Ottawa

Left to Right: Cpl. Bryan Fedirchuk, Surrey RCMP; Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, retired Capt. Tim Baillie, Surrey Fire Service; Karen Bowman, Founder, DIAD; & Councillor Shad Qadri. Photo Credit: Roger Lalonde, City of Ottawa

I am so honored to work and associate with dedicated people who share my passion to eradicate distracted driving and distracted walking injuries and fatalities caused by preventable crashes. The awards and recognition we receive is humbling and deeply appreciated. We will continue our community and national efforts to raise awareness through our youth and corporate education workshops.

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