|Pope Francis with FIA officials|
Officials from the United Nations and the International Federation of Automobiles (FIA) FIA LINK met with Pope Francis yesterday to raise awareness of traffic safety around the world. The FIA governs international racing such as Formula 1, but is also involved with general vehicle issues and safety world wide. The story is at this link: FIA STORY LINK
Some of the safety facts are staggering: over 50 million people are injured due to auto accidents every year, resulting in over 1.5 million deaths. The FIA also sponsors the #SaveKidsLives campaign to increase safety for children in automobiles. More info is available at this link: #SaveKidsLives LINK
For more information about this meeting, and a video, visit the story on RomeReports.com at RomeReports LINK.
The Nixon Motor Sports team also fully supports safety awareness, the use of seat belts at all times, following traffic laws and signs, and always agrees with Junior Brown who sings "If you wanna race then get on a race track".