The 31st European Traffic Education Contest took place from 22-25 September 2016 and was hosted by the Czech Automobile Club, UAMK. LAMB, Latvia came in first place, with RAS, Russia in second and UAMK, Czech Republic in third place. AL, Finland won the FIA Region I helmet challenge by decorating the most creative bike helmet.
In addition to the contest challenges, FIA Region I launched the campaign Stay Bright and the children received advice on how best to stay visible in the winter months as cyclists and pedestrians.
In 2016 the contest was also preceded by an expert forum on children’s traffic education (Expert Forum’s summary).
1st place: the children from Latvia’s LAMB
2nd place: RAS Russia
3rd place: UAMK Czech Republic