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July 10, 2014
This is the sixth post in a series of 10 guest blog posts from the leaders of Safe Kids Worldwide affiliates that FedEx works with around the world in support of child pedestrian road safety initiatives. With tens of thousands of vehicles on the world’s roadways, FedEx is actively engaged in promoting road safety. This month, from Canada, we will hear from Julie Taylor, Coordinator, Parachute, a Safe Kids affiliate.
January 28, 2009
Last week, I sat among many of the foremost experts in transportation safety and security at the World Bank in Washington D.C. The most startling fact? The leading cause of death among children age 10 to 19 are road crashes, killing 260,000 children a year (World Health Organization). For those of us at FedEx, that is almost the size of our entire global workforce. Although many of us may see other issues as more pressing, the facts are clear: Road and pedestrian safety must be addressed.