Driving Instructor of the Year


"Mark Johnston has been a driving instructor for over 30 years and has taught over a thousand people. Mark has a very professional, yet approachable manner, making his students feel at ease, and instilling confidence."

NI Safety Awards Driving Instructor of the Year 2015

"Mark has also published extensively on the subject of driving, in the hope of sharing his knowledge with the wider public, and with the aim of making the roads a safer place for everyone.  This includes 'Teaching Someone to Drive Made Easy' (Audiobook) and most recently 'Surviving after Your Driving Test'.  Further titles are currently being developed."

Northern Ireland's first Road Safety Awards took place at Cultra Manor, Belfast, on Friday 27th November 2015, honouring those across the country that have worked tirelessly to improve road safety in their communities.


Amongst the winners to be recognised were individuals and groups from the business, voluntary, education, emergency service and public sectors.


Supported by the Road Safety Council NI, a total of 25 awards were presented across 10 categories by UTV's Frank Mitchell in front of over 160 invited guests, and were sponsored by leading accident management specialist, CRASH Services.