Your Local CAA Club

Enter Your Postal Code

Tow Truck
24/7
24/7

Roadside Assistance


For immediate roadside assistance please call:

1.800.222.4357
or
*222 (on mobile)
*222 (on mobile)


March 9, 2017

CAA Partners with FIA to Promote Global Road Safety Campaign: #3500Lives

More than 1,600 people die on Canadian roads every year*. Road crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in Canada and cost our economy more than $10 billion per year**. Most of these deaths are caused by distracted driving, impaired driving or speeding, and are preventable.

As a road safety advocate for more than a century, the Canadian Automobile Association is pleased to help promote the Fédération Internationale de Automobile (FIA) to promote the global road safety campaign #3500Lives (3,500 being the number of people killed in car crashes worldwide every day). The campaign raises awareness and encourages citizens around the world to focus when driving and be safe on the road.

Thirteen famous ambassadors – such as artist Pharrell Williams, actress Michelle Yeoh and tennis player Rafael Nadal – promote simple and universal messages to save lives on the road.

Several campaign videos were created and promote messages like:

The campaign calls on citizens across the world to add their signature to a global manifesto, which calls on governments at all levels to make road safety a priority. The manifesto has 10 priorities: build better and smarter roads, design safer vehicles, improve data collection, set ambitious targets, make more effective laws, stop speeding, tackle impaired-driving, set aside a global fund for safer roads and encourage private sector support.

Translated into 30 languages, the campaign is backed by 245 auto clubs in 143 countries.

Everyone has a role to play in making our roads safer. Visit CAA.ca and FIA.com/3500lives and follow #3500Lives for tips on how you can make a difference on our roads.

*Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics https://www.tc.gc.ca/media/documents/roadsafety/cmvtcs2014_eng.pdf

**Traffic Injury Research Foundation[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]



>Other stories you may like
Steps to take if you believe your personal information has been compromised

Steps to take if you believe your personal information has been compromised

Following the breach of Equifax data, CAA offers resources for Members...

Read More

CAA Comments on Bill C-46

CAA Comments on Bill C-46

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences relating to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts...

Read More

Information for potentially affected CAA Members regarding Equifax data breach

Information for potentially affected CAA Members regarding Equifax data breach

Since the data breach came to light, CAA has been seeking answers from Equifax...

Read More

Steps to take if you believe your personal information has been compromised

Steps to take if you believe your personal information has been compromised

Following the breach of Equifax data, CAA offers resources for Members...

Read More

CAA Comments on Bill C-46

CAA Comments on Bill C-46

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences relating to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts...

Read More

Information for potentially affected CAA Members regarding Equifax data breach

Information for potentially affected CAA Members regarding Equifax data breach

Since the data breach came to light, CAA has been seeking answers from Equifax...

Read More

Please share your location information so that we may direct you to your local CAA Club. If you choose to stay on CAA.ca, please share your location to display content customized for your region.

Allow CAA to detect your location

Allow

Enter Your Postal Code

Stay Here

Location not Found!
Stay Here