BANDUNG - A total of 500 high school and vocational school students and instructors in the West Java region attended the 2018 Michelin Safety Academy (MSA) program, took place at SMK Negeri 3 Bandung.
Michelin Indonesia President Director Fritz Mueller said this activity was a form of safety education and increased awareness of young riders and beginners following the high rate of accidents in Indonesia involving young people ranging in age from 15 to 24 years.
"Education on driving safety for young drivers is carried out in a series of activities took place from October 3-20, 2016," said Fritz, to reporters in the Perfection in Safety campaign, at SMK 3 Bandung, Wednesday (03/10).
According to Fritz, entering the fifth year, Michelin expanded the scope of the area outside Jakarta, in 20 schools in West Java included the Bandung city, Cimahi City, West Bandung Regency and Sumedang Regency.
"We consistently provide education and increase safety awareness to young drivers and beginners, educational activities are packaged in a fun and interesting way," he said.
Fritz hopes, the importance of safety awareness in driving and making it a lifestyle to reduce the high number of accidents, especially those involving young drivers.
"MSA is a tangible manifestation of Michelin's campaign, Perfection in Safety, to deliver safer and better mobility based on three pillars, are driving safety, continuous education, product innovation, and excellent after-sales support services," he said.
Meanwhile, Affairs and Corporate Communications Director of Michelin Indonesia, Nora Guitet said, the program will last for more than two weeks has several series of activities, are socialization and education, good and safe driving simulation and students have the opportunity to get an A SIM or C.
"We provide opportunities for students to equip themselves with careful preparation before the SIM exam and face the real road conditions," he concluded. (Parno)