August 12 the head of “Kyiv passenger transport” (Kyivpastrans) municipal company Serhiy Maizel met with leader of the Formula-1 office in Ukraine. The press service of Kyivpastrans states that French pilot and world touring car champion will train Ukrainian youth. This cooperation is a part of Formula SAE program.
Jérémie Dufour said that he will willingly help to improve the driver's culture and qualification of Kyiv workers of public land transport, what is to ensure the European level of passengers’ safety.
During the meeting they talked on the possibilities of taking students out of the classroom and allow them to apply textbook theories to real work experiences.
Formula SAE is a student design competition organized by SAE International (formerly Society of Automotive Engineers). It promotes careers and excellence in engineering as it encompasses all aspects of the automotive industry including research, design, manufacturing, testing, developing, marketing, management and finances.