Wheel Well

Wheel Well

Saving lives, daily, one car seat at a time

COMPANY NAME Wheel Well
LOCATION Shop U108, Entrance 4, Brightwater
Commons, Republic Road,
Ferndale, Randburg, Johannesburg
WEBSITE www.wheelwell.co.za
CONTACT Tel: 073 393 7356
Tel:072 385 7121
EMAIL [email protected]
FOUNDING DATE 25 January 2012
BRAND DIRECTORS Eugene Herbert
Peter Townshead
Charmaine Van Wyk
COMPANY PARTNERS
Imperial Pledge Dischem Foundation MaPa Cleaning Technologies
Advanced Driving Institute EWC Express SSGMJ
Mitsubishi  RMI Discovery Insure
Volkswagen AVIS Bakwena NIN4 Toll
Spur Highveld 94.7 Breakfast Xpress Master Drive
Mix Telematics  Teen Driving Triple Orange
Peugeot Midas Car Track
Rubix Transfers Super Group Dekra
702 FM Radio Lead SA Renault
EON Consulting Bridgestone The Bright Water Commons
Imperial Logistic Imperial Ford Airport Park The Motoring Calendar
Binary Means Imperial Ford Kempton Park Velve
Dotsure Information Architects  
  2012 2017
Total road deaths 10 977,00  11 437,00 
Child droad deaths 4 127,00  3 145,00 
Child deaths per day 11,31  8,62 
Children as a % of deaths 37,60  27,50 
SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLE FOLLOWERS
Facebook Wheel Well 3 879
Twitter @WheelWellZA 693
Instagram @peggie_mars 75

 

Accomplishments:

  • Gumtree Women in Autos Award for extraordinary contribution to the automotive industry – August 2018
  • First international funding from GlobalGiving in partnership with Ford Motor Company Fund in July 2018
  • First handout of Halo Beanies in our Glow Kids Glow child pedestrian project in April 2018
  • Proud winner of the Prince Michael International Road Safety Award 2016 – Safer Road User category
  • Over 8300 children in car seats through the Car Seats for Kids Campaign.
  • Besafe Izi UP HC for disabled children
  • Amendment 22 to the National Road Traffic Act that makes car seats compulsory for children under 3.
  • Growing from a campaign into a fully-fledged Not-for-Profit company that is making huge strides for children in Road Safety

Wheel Well is an incredibly energetic and highly capable advocate for Children’s Road Safety in South Africa. They have been touching lives for many years throughout the country, making car seats easily accessible to less fortunate families. Helping keep the number of children who die in road accidents daily, as low as possible.
Through the Car Seats for Kids Campaign they have handed out over 8000 car seats since they started in 2012. An average 100 seats a month.

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