• The University joins the campaign of the Youth Plan for Road Safety

    March 17, 2014

    The initiative, proposed by Michelin, will take place between March 17-20 at the Patio de La Laboral of Gijón and aims at promoting road safety among university students

    The University of Oviedo joins the Youth Plan for Road Safety of Michelin, an initiative that aims at promoting road safety among university students. The campaing will take place between March 17-20 at the Patio de La Laboral, where a number of tents have been installed to host the different activities that will seek to make young people understand that respecting the rules benefits everyone.

    The Rector, Vicente Gotor, accompanied by the Director of Communication and Social Responsibility of Michelin, Félix Sanchidrián San Frutos, and diverse municipal and academic authorities, apart from the people in charge of the Provincial Direction of Traffic of Asturias and the Command of the Guardia Civil, presented the campaing, directed especially at youths between 18 and 25 years old.

    Las carpas instaladas en La Laboral permanecerán abiertas entre las 10 y las 18 horas y se pueden realizar diferentes actividades: test de conducción, simulador de vuelco de un vehículo, gafas de simulación de consumo de alcohol, juego del trivial, conducción en una pista de scalextric de 12 metros, y juegos para aplicaciones en dispositivos móviles. Entre todos los estudiantes que participen se realizará un sorteo de 1.500 euros para el pago de la matrícula universitaria. The tents installed at La Laboral will be open between 10:00 and 18:00 and there will be different activities available: a driving test; a simulation of a vehicle rolling over; glasses that simulate alcohol consumption; a Trivial; a 12-meter Scalextric track, and game apps for cellphones. One student among all of those who participate in these activities will be randomly given €1,500 to pay for their university fees.