A TRAILER manufacturer has worked with the Winsford community to mark Brake Road Safety Week 2022.
Tiger Trailers, which is located in Winsford, has partnered with the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and neighboring company Combined Tires and Autocare to provide free winter car checks.
Full seasonal safety checks were carried out on the cars of participating drivers, who each received a free accessory pack, including an ice scraper from Cheshire West and Chester Council and a tread depth gauge supplied by Cheshire Fire.
The emergency services organization also provided a “Winter Driving Advice” booklet sponsored by Tires On The Drive and endorsed by National Highways.
In addition to this, the Cheshire charity Passion For Learning, which Tiger regularly supports, brought fifteen youngsters from a school in Knutsford to spend a day at the manufacturer’s factory.
They got a glimpse of different career opportunities, learned safety lessons and spent time with the company’s engineering department, designing and bringing to life fluorescent 3D key fobs to help them stay safe. safety during the dark winter months.
To complement Tiger Trailers’ trio of initiatives during Road Safety Week, road safety themed cakes were sold in the staff canteen and all proceeds were donated to Brake.
Tiger Trailers’ multi-faceted involvement comes exactly one year after the launch of its Tiger Safety Team and school road safety program, including the Tiger Ted mascot, a branded trailer and a number of educational publications.
Alison Cartwright, Tiger Trailers Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, said: “We would like to thank the organizations that joined us during Road Safety Week and we are proud to partner with them and others in the common goal of keeping young people and wider communities safe.”
Earlier this year, Alison was a finalist at the UK Fleet Champions Awards after being nominated for the Kevin Storey Award for Outstanding Commitment to Road Safety, sponsored by Samsara, for organization or individual who has gone above and beyond. call of duty in their commitment to road safety.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service Road Safety Officer Ryan Swindells said: ‘The event was a great success and we would like to thank Tiger Trailers for helping to keep their staff safe. this winter.
“The Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is committed to keeping Cheshire’s roads safe for all.
“Our goal is to reduce fatalities and serious injuries through collaborative work like this with Tiger Trailers.
“Driving in wet conditions can be dangerous, but people have a better chance of staying safe if they are prepared.”