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Promoting Road Safety at the local level

Yesterday, FIA President Jean Todt, who also serves as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety, joined French Inter-ministerial Delegate for Road Safety  Emmanuel Barbe, Prefect of the Eure-et-Loir Sophie Brocas, and Public Prosecutor Rémi Coutin in Chartres, France, to raise awareness of road safety in the department. As education of all road users is essential to tackle the road ...

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Montreal's Chris Boucher hopes long and winding road ends with Raptors

There were nights after Chris Boucher had punched out from his job at a Montreal rotisserie restaurant that he would ride an overnight bus to sleep. Dropping out of high school at the age of 16, Boucher floated from home to home while working as a part-time cook and dishwasher. Sometimes the bus was the best option. Basketball? It wasn’t ...

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FIA Road Safety Exhibition opens to the public in Buenos Aires

Key road safety messages and E-Karting Experience open to all visitors in Green Park Following the official launch of the FIA Road Safety Exhibition and E-Karting Experience on Thursday, the event space opened to the public as the 2018 Youth Olympic Games got underway today, 7 October, in Buenos Aires. Visitors are invited to on a tour of key road ...

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NASCAR Heat 3 contest continues on the Road to Miami – video

Off the heels of the successful launch of NASCAR Heat 3 last month, the NASCAR Heat Champions Road to Miami eSports Tournament is in full swing with three of the 10 winners already determined to compete in the finals in November. Three winners have already punched their ticket to Miami to participate in the finals for the chance to win ...

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FIA Road Safety Exhibition launched at 2018 Youth Olympic Games

FIA President Jean Todt and International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach have today, 4 October, officially opened the FIA Road Safety Exhibition taking place at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. The pair were also joined by President of the Argentine Olympic Committee, Gerardo Werthein and CEO of the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee Leandro Larrosa. Together ...

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FIA welcomes France's contribution to the United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund

This FIA body brings together 57 leading personalities, from both the public and private sectors, committed to road safety worldwide. For the past three years, the HLP has been working to finance road safety measures, particularly for developing countries. Under the impetus of Jean Todt and Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary of the UNECE, a UN Global Road Safety Trust Fund ...

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