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Michelin And FIA Announce $100,000 Grant Program to Increase Teen Awareness of Tire Safety

Pilot Program Celebrates North American Debut of FIA Formula E Championship by Supporting Commitment to Create Lasting Community Legacy
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GREENVILLE, S.C., January 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Michelin and Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) announced at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) a significant new initiative to improve the safety of teen drivers in the Miami and Los Angeles areas.

STAR India Demonstrates the Role of Media in Driving Social Change

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On Sunday, October 5th, STAR India's groundbreaking social awareness series Satyamev Jayate returned for its third season. With their discussions of road safety, the LGBT community, and the positive impacts of sports, the new episodes have continued to deliver on SMJ's commitment to address India's most pressing social concerns, and by introducing a new live show, STAR is working more than ever to make sure its audience can have their voices heard.

Michelin Expands 'Beyond The Driving Test' Campaign During National Teen Driver Safety Week

Jack and Jack Are Latest Online Teen Stars Featured in YouTube Campaign
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GREENVILLE, S.C., October 27, 2014 -- In support of National Teen Driver Safety Week, Michelin is adding a new video by popular Vine stars Jack and Jack to its Beyond the Driving Test YouTube series. The series uses humor to raise awareness of tire maintenance and safety among new drivers.

Infographic: What Teen Drivers Need to Know . . Beyond the Driving Test

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Automobile accidents are the No. 1 killer of teens in America, with more than 5,000 deaths each year. Of the 2.2 million vehicle accidents per year, 12 percent are among inexperienced drivers and involve tire-related issues such as insufficient tire tread or improperly inflated tires1, a number which is nearly three times higher than with experienced drivers. That equates to one accident every two minutes.

Is Driver’s Ed Failing America's Teens?

New data shows significant gaps in new driver road readiness; Michelin and FIA launch comprehensive plan
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GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 6 2014 /3BL Media/ – New data about driver’s education and training in this country finds that teenagers in the United States often lack the essential knowledge and skills that can help keep them safe on the roads. This knowledge gap may result in nearly 300,000 preventable car crashes involving inexperienced drivers each year1.

Florida Legislature Passes Important Legislation to Protect Waste and Recycling Workers

Slow Down to Get Around Laws Now in Place in Multiple States
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WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ — The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) applauds Florida Gov. Rick Scott for signing into law legislation aimed at preventing road accidents and fatalities involving waste and recycling workers and vehicles caused by careless drivers.

House Bill 7005, an omnibus transportation bill sponsored by Rep. Frank Artiles (R-Miami) and signed Friday by Gov. Scott, includes a section that added sanitation and utility vehicles to the “Move Over Act.”

Take the Pledge: Don't Text While Driving

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Last year, Union Pacific Special Agent Jeff Soyez responded to a catastrophic accident involving a motorist. The driver had rear-ended a semi-truck that slowed because of another traffic incident ahead. The accident report indicated the driver, who was fatally injured, had been texting and could not brake quickly enough to avoid hitting the truck. The accident deeply affected Soyez. He shared his feeling with his wife, and together they made a pledge: No texting while driving – both on and off the job.

AT&T Calls on Nation's Drivers to Pledge: Never Text and Drive

Americans Urged to Make Lifelong Commitment on Sept. 19
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(3BL Media) August 20, 2012 - Wireless provider AT&T*, seeking to bring attention to a serious road-safety problem, today urged all Americans to pledge to stop texting while driving, and then to join with others Sept. 19 to make a lifelong commitment to never do so again.

Royal Recognition for Safe Driving at Johnson & Johnson

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With over 30,000 employees spending about 40-60% of their time on the road in a company vehicle, keeping them safe is a key focus for Johnson & Johnson. Sandra Lee, Director of Worldwide Fleet Safety for the company, explains what Johnson & Johnson is doing to keep employees and their families safe while they're on the roads. Find out how a member of the British royal family is recognizing this work in this post from the company blog, JNJ BTW.

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With over 30,000 employees spending about 40-60% of their time on the road in a company vehicle, keeping them safe is a key focus for Johnson & Johnson. Sandra Lee, Director of Worldwide Fleet Safety for the company, explains what Johnson & Johnson is doing to keep employees and their families safe while they're on the roads. Find out how a member of the British royal family is recognizing this work in this post from the company blog, JNJ BTW.

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