Posted on May 05, 2015

Michelin Commits to Saving Children's Lives


From May 4th to May 10th, 2015, under the auspices of the United Nations, the whole world will celebrate the 3rd Global Road Safety Week, dedicated this year to children.

As a major actor of Global Road Safety, the Michelin group is taking part in this event to reassert its commitment to save always more lives.

As a United Nations official partner and signatory of the “Decade of actions for road safety 2011-2020” since 2011, Michelin actively participates in the 2015 world campaign #SaveKidsLives.

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Each day more than 500 children are killed on the roads. Thousands are injured. The aim of this campaign is to encourage people to act to save children’s lives by:

  • Bringing to light the fate of children on the roads
  • Generating a global action to improve children safety on the roads
  • Calling for safer and cleaner transportation means in the future

Find out more:

We are children. In the future we may have a say, but right now, it’s up to you to help us. Action needs to be taken as soon as possible or many children won’t have the chance to to grow old enough to have their voices heard. And here’s where you leaders and other adults can help us by joining this call for action to make all children can travel in safety

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About Michelin North America

Michelin, the leading mobility company, is working with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing its expertise to new markets, the company is investing in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide variety of industries — from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 22,500 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada. (