ICWA backs Belt Up campaign

ICWA backs Belt Up campaign | Insurance Business Australia

ICWA backs Belt Up campaign
The Insurance Commission of Western Australia (ICWA) has committed $540,000 to help raise public awareness about the importance of wearing seatbelts to prevent more serious injuries when involved in motor vehicle crashes.

The $540,000 fund will be provided to Football West over three years for its participation in the Belt Up campaign, to cover the costs of more than 2,000 soccer balls and goals, which will be distributed to 215 teams participating in regional and metropolitan competitions.

“I’m delighted to announce that the Insurance Commission will be providing funding to Football West as part of its Belt Up campaign,” Treasurer Ben Wyatt said. “For many years now, Belt Up has been synonymous with community sport. Local sporting clubs are important vehicles to deliver the Belt Up road safety message to the wider community. If the Belt Up message can affect driver behaviour resulting in fewer crashes then we can see fewer fatalities and injuries on WA roads, and fewer personal injury insurance claims made to the Insurance Commission.”

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