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March 26, 2019

FedEx Takes to the Road to Fight #1 Killer of Youth Worldwide

Few people know that road traffic crashes are the biggest cause of death among young people worldwide. These crashes kill more than 500 children every day and injure tens of thousands more. According to data recently published by the World Health Organization, globally, more than 1.35 million people are killed each year and as many

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December 28, 2018

On the Road with FedEx: Feeder Planes on Nantucket

Go on the road around the small island of Nantucket, Massachusetts with FedEx courier Kevin O’Brien. Learn some of the secrets of how small FedEx Feeder planes help drivers like Kevin bring packages to remote places all over the world. Feeders make up 285 of the fleet of 675 aircraft in the FedEx fleet. Did

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October 8, 2018

How a Roll of Tape Helps Save Lives

See how a simple task, using a roll of tape, helped cut donkey cart accidents in seven villages by over 40 percent in one year.

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May 23, 2018

FedEx Teams Up With Amber Alert to Help Children in Danger

“We were pretty sure we would never see him again.” Those are words no parent ever wants to say about their child, but for Lyle Miller, this nightmare scenario became reality in 2006 when a known criminal kidnapped his 10-year-old son, Zach. The day Zach disappeared, Saskatchewan, Canada, issued its first Amber Alert, mobilizing communities

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May 16, 2018

How FedEx Air Operations Prepares for Earthquakes

Memphis, Tennessee – home of FedEx World Headquarters – is located in the New Madrid Seismic Zone, an earthquake zone. While even the smallest earthquake is not common in this area today, a look farther back in time reveals a history of rare, but strong quakes. In 1811 a massive earthquake of at least 7.5

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May 9, 2018

North Dakota Crossing Guard Takes Top Honor for Keeping Kids Safe

America's favorite crossing guard said his passion for the position began nearly 50 years ago.

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November 14, 2017

On the Road with FedEx: Vermont

Go on the road with FedEx to Vermont's scenic Northeast Kingdom.

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October 25, 2017

Den Mother, Drill Sergeant and Safety Leader Takes Center Stage

Among hundreds of state champion FedEx couriers, drivers and CSP drivers – as well as colleagues – he’s known as the best den mother and drill sergeant anyone could possibly have. That’s quite a combo. And it speaks to the admirable reputation and unique leadership role that’s evolved over the years for Scott Mugno, Vice

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