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Awarding Excellence in Driver Safety Training

The National Safety Council is accepting applications for Instructor of the Year awards, which recognize defensive driving instructors who go above and beyond their daily duties to build a culture and vision for safety, and achieve safety excellence for their communities. Winning safety professionals will be selected by members of the DDC International Advisory Committee — safety consultants and professionals who are leading experts in the field.

Winners will be announced in the fall. Instructor of the Year, along with Training Center awards, will be presented the 2023 Safety Congress & Expowhich will be held in New Orleans Oct. 20-26. Awards will be mailed out in the winter.

Nominate a colleague or yourself for an award. Deadline is June 30, 2023. Your application will be considered complete when you receive an email from a DDC team member. If you don’t receive an email, your application was not successfully submitted. For questions about your submission, please email [email protected].

Defensive Driving Instructor Award Nomination Instructions

Award Timeline

Award Procedures

Award Nominations

Award Eligibility and Criteria

Have questions? Email the DDC Awards Team at [email protected].

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