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
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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
About Michelin North America
Michelin, the leading mobility company, is dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility, sustainably; designing and distributing the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its clients’ needs; providing digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences; and developing high-technology materials that serve a variety of industries. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) has more than 21,400 employees and operates 19 major manufacturing plants.