AIP Foundation partners with Automobile Association of Cambodia for an inaugural Helmets for Kids ceremony

March 26, 2016

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Students and representatives of AAC and AIP Foundation celebrate the end of a successful day of traffic simulations, road safety lessons, and helmet-donating.

This month 404 helmets were donated to students of Trapiang Kork Primary School in Cambodia’s Kampong Cham Province, a school notorious for its high levels of yearly road injuries. This is the first collaboration between AIP Foundation and Automobile Association of Cambodia (AAC), an organization established in 2010 and a member of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA).

The helmet donation, along with a ceremony and road safety activities, aimed to promote helmet use among students and encourage them to be responsible motorcycle passengers and future drivers. This effort comes at an important time in Cambodian road safety, considering National Road Safety Week will be celebrated in the second week of April.

The President of Automobile Association of Cambodia and the CEO of Automobile Association of Singapore, along with other representatives of AAC and several from AIP Foundation, were joined by the Under-Secretary of State of the Ministry of Interior, a representative of the Automobile Association of Singapore (AAS), students, teachers, and parents, as well as community members and local authorities.

For more information on this event, read the Press Release here.

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