The Safest New Year

Agency: Happiness


The start of the New Year coincides with the darkest time of the year making badly lit roads even more dangerous and causing more accidents. This inspired road safety organisation OVK (Parents of Road Victims) and Happiness Brussels, the ‘everything and everyone is media’ agency to create an installation to remind people to drive safely during the dark winter period. ‘The Safest New Year’ is a light installation made using Christmas lights, strategically placed on one of the darkest turns on Belgian roads bringing OVK’s New Year wishes and at the same time illuminating the road. The action is captured in a cool video at

This professional campaign titled 'The Safest New Year' was published in Belgium in January, 2012. It was created for the brand: OVK, by ad agency: Happiness. This Ambient medium campaign is related to the Public Interest industry and contains 1 media asset. It was submitted over 12 years ago.


Advertising Agency: Happiness, Brussels, Belgium
Account Management: Alan Cerutti
Creative Managements: Peter Ampe, Isabel Peeters
Concept provider: Patrick Glorieux
Copywriters: Patrick Glorieux, Quentin Watelet
Head of Art: Cecilia Azcarate Isturiz
Graphic Designers: Jeremy Vandenbosch, Margot Populaire
Video Director: Bob Jeusette
Producer: Bart Vande Maele
Online Producer: Stijn Van Velthoven
Online Production: BLISS Interactive
3D Design: Indianen
Build Up: Rein Cosaert


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