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IRU Grand Prix d'Honneur

IRU Grand Prix d'Honneur

As part of IRU’s suite of Awards to the passenger and transport sector, the Grand Prix d’Honneur is our most prestigious prize that honours an individual’s act of bravery or courage.

If you want to learn more about this award, please contact your national association.

The IRU Grand Prix d’Honneur is awarded posthumously to Karen Verbrugge, a 55-year old bus driver and hero from the Belgium company De Lijn.

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Read about Mr Igor Tehsa, 2015 recipient of the IRU Grand Prix d’Honneur, who received international recognition for his act of courage and bravery in saving five lives during a terrorist attack.

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