That’s how most people know us.
But for decades, the people behind the Bridgestone and Firestone brands have touched much more than your car. They’ve made a constant effort to improve the towns and cities they call home, whether it is creating a cleaner environment, helping to educate children, or working to improve their neighbors’ lives. Here at Bridgestone Americas, each person is engaged in making their communities better. It’s just one of the ways we’re working toward becoming one of the most respected companies in the Americas.
A national teen driver survey commissioned by Bridgestone Americas finds that while many teenagers and young adults claim they are understand the dangers of texting and driving or drinking and driving, they don’t see everything that takes one hand off the wheel as a distraction. They measure their level of safety as a driver by the fact that they haven’t been in an accident or ticketed - yet.
Firestone Liberia partnered with Children’s Surgery International, a non-profit organization which serves underprivileged children around the world by providing free surgical services in a safe, compassionate, and culturally sensitive manner.
Three videos beat out more than 2,300 submissions from 16-21 year olds across the United States in the Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart video contest. Nearly 18,000 online votes helped determine which young videographers would receive double-digit scholarships for college.