CSR tyres

Bridgestone India trains over 200 women as mechanics and commercial drivers

In a key women empowerment initiative, Bridgestone India has, in Indore trained over 200 women to become professional drivers and mechanics, under Yantrika Program in association with Samaan Society. 60 women have been trained as two-wheeler mechanics and 149 as drivers. Since June 2023 ten of these women mechanics are part of “Mechanic on Wheels” service, providing servicing of two […]

Driver Welfare

Fixing driver shortages: New global plan launched by employers and unions

Employers and unions have launched a new global plan to address driver shortages in the road transport industry. The plan, introduced by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), aims to alleviate driver shortages, ensure better working conditions for drivers working abroad, and simplify and enforce rules for workers […]