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2019 Road Safety Matters

An Inside Look at How and Why FedEx Works with Road Safety NGOs around the World

How FedEx and Safe Kids Worldwide are Leaving a Legacy with Walk This Way

How FedEx Connected with and Empowers the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety

FedEx and Safe Kids Award Winners of PHOTOVOICE Contest

May 26, 2017

HO CHI MINH CITY, May 26, 2017 — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, recently announced the winners of the PHOTOVOICE contest at Hoa Lu Stadium, Ho Chi Minh City.

Held from March to April this year, students from Ho Chi Minh City submitted their photos of road hazards and unsafe pedestrian behaviors as well as recommendations on how the walking environments around their schools can be improved.  Over 350 entries were received.  The finalists presented their pictures and recommendations to a judging panel composed of FedEx team members, Safe Kids representatives and government officials, who subsequently selected the winners.

FedEx and Safe Kids Korea Teach Pedestrian Safety to Elementary Students in IIsan

Mar 17, 2017

SEOUL, March 17, 2017— FedEx Express (FedEx) launched the “Mom’s Hand Campaign” together with Safe Kids Korea at the Oma Elementary School in Ilsan on March 16. The Mom’s Hand Campaign aims to promote safe crossing habits among child pedestrians through in-class lessons and experiential learning sessions where children will cross the road holding a yellow sign named “Mom’s Hand”. The Mom’s Hand Campaign will go nationwide in cooperation with the Korean National Police Agency.

During the Mom’s Hand Campaign event more than 200 elementary students participated in three educational sessions: instructional, videos, and practical exercises. A Safe Kids safety lecturer conducted the instructional session on walking safety followed by students watching videos that highlighted three points for defensive walking. Lastly, outdoor practical exercises led by the police and the safety lecturer with FedEx volunteers helping children cross the road safely.

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Infographic: Don’t Get Hit by a Car

Jan 27, 2017

For 17 years, FedEx has been helping keep kids safe though our sponsorship of Safe Kids Worldwide and the Walk This Way program. This infographic highlights seven ways children are getting hit, paired with seven tips to prevent them from happening.

FedEx and Safe Kids Collaborate to Show Appreciation for Crossing Guards

Nov 16, 2016

During the month of November, FedEx and Safe Kids are joining forces to raise awareness and thankfulness for crossing guards, who show up every day to protect our kids and encourage safe walking behaviors. Local residents can show their support by using #CrossingGuard on social media. Additionally, individuals can nominate their local crossing guard to be considered for America’s Favorite Crossing Guard, from now until November 30. Learn more about how FedEx and Safe Kids are showing appreciation for crossing guards here.

FedEx Celebrates International Walk To School Month 2016

Nov 14, 2016

HO CHI MINH CITY, November 14, 2016 — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today celebrated International Walk to School Month by launching the FedEx – Safe Kids Walk This Way (WTW) program initiatives for fiscal years 2017 to 2020 (June 2016 to May 2020).

Held in collaboration with Safe Kids Vietnam-Asia Injury Prevention (AIP), WTW is a pedestrian safety advocacy program that aims to improve road user behaviors and create safer walking environments for children in Vietnam.  The four-year program is comprised of the following initiatives:

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