FedEx Express and Safe Kids Vietnam organize International Walk to School Day in Ho Chi Minh City

October 10, 2013

Appreciation medal handover (1)On October 9, FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) marked International Walk to School Day by launching new Safe Kids Walk This Way (WTW) initiatives and revealing findings from the first-ever pedestrian safety study in Vietnam.

Held in partnership with Safe Kids Worldwide, WTW is a road safety advocacy program that aims to educate children about safe walking behaviors and increase awareness about pedestrian welfare.

This year’s WTW Vietnam program will kick off with a photo contest for secondary students nationwide that will capture examples of safe and dangerous road user behaviors. The contest will run from November 2013 to April 2014, and will culminate with an exhibit in Hanoi featuring the winning photo entries in mid May 2014. A workshop series called Walk With FedEx Tour will begin in November to bring pedestrian safety education and equipment to 13,000 students in primary schools throughout Ho Chi Minh City.

Check out the photos and read the press release!

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