F1 champs promote anti-drink driving

LEWIS HAMILTON & MIKA HAKKINEN TAKE THE WHEEL OF BLACK CABS TO PROMOTE ANTI-DRINK DRIVING FORMULA ONE CHAMPIONS JOIN FORCES WITH THE LONDON MAYOR TO DRIVE HOME "SAFETY" THIS CHRISTMAS 2008 Formula 1 World Champion, Lewis Hamilton and...

LEWIS HAMILTON & MIKA HAKKINEN TAKE THE WHEEL OF BLACK CABS TO PROMOTE ANTI-DRINK DRIVING

FORMULA ONE CHAMPIONS JOIN FORCES WITH THE LONDON MAYOR TO DRIVE HOME "SAFETY" THIS CHRISTMAS

2008 Formula 1 World Champion, Lewis Hamilton and two-time World Champion Mika Hakkinen pair up to visit over 20 countries encouraging people NOT to drink drive as part of the Johnnie Walker anti-drink drive campaign. Leading by example they have taken to the wheel of black cabs to persuade people to designate a driver this Christmas, whether it be a taxi, bus, tube or train driver or even a friend that does not drink.

Lewis and Mika have teamed up with London Mayor Boris Johnson to help people realise the wealth of public transport and alternative options for transport home after Christmas festivities.

In the EU Drink Driving accounts for approximately 25% of all road deaths based on the European Transport Safety Council report. Lat year in the UK alone, 460 people were killed and approximately 1750 seriously injured as a result of drinking and driving.

-credit: tvcgroup.com

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