Author & Past Editor (2008-2017) of the World Day website.
Founder & President, RoadPeace (UK)
After initiating the Remembrance Day in 1993, Brigitte Chaudhry has been involved in its evolution ever since
Brigitte explained how the World Day came about: “I was very impressed with the UK’s nationwide observance – on the 2ndSunday of November – of the Remembrance Day for all those killed and injured in wars and thought that having a Remembrance Day for people killed and injured in the ‘war on the roads’ the following Sunday would be very appropriate, especially as November is the month of remembrance. I suggested the idea to my colleagues at the European Federation of Road Traffic Victims (FEVR), who were immediately enthusiastic about having a common Remembrance Day, the timing however was only agreed after some debates