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2012-11-20 12:20:35

CDOT partnering with MADD Colorado and CSP in Red Ribbon Campaign for Holiday DUI Crackdown DENVER, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a holiday that includes not only giving thanks, but also eating, spending time with family, and shopping, it is important for motorists to remember that the annual Thanksgiving "Heat Is On" crackdown will be underway over the holiday. Additionally, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will join Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)...

2012-10-29 11:20:40

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Football season is a time that Texans look forward to each year, but game days often mean heavy drinking followed by irresponsible behavior--drinking and driving--causing an increase in crashes across the state. So the Texas Department of Transportation is tackling the issue with a football season-specific campaign called "Know When to P.A.S.S." (Person Appointed to Stay Sober). The goal is to increase awareness of the consequences of game-day...

2012-09-13 06:21:56

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Every four years Americans focus on presidential candidates and political issues of national importance. During this election cycle, Anheuser-Busch employees are preparing to launch a non-partisan campaign gaining support from everyone along the political spectrum: encouraging adults to be or use a designated driver. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/CG73817LOGO) As part of Global Be(er) Responsible Day on Sept. 21,...

2012-08-08 23:04:05

A designated driver is only a few taps away on the new smart phone app by StearClear. Ridgewood, NJ (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 There's a new way for residents of Northern New Jersey to get home after they´ve had a few drinks. It´s called StearClear; A designated driving service that drives customers home in the comfort of their own car. As Regional Director Matt Elling puts it, "We're not a taxi. We drive your car home when you can't." Although there are some mom and pop driving...

2012-05-21 06:20:36

-- In 2010, 158 people nationwide died in drunk driving crashes over the holiday weekend -- DALLAS, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As families across the country get ready to kick off the summer and honor our military heroes this Memorial Day weekend, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) urges motorists to stay safe on the road during a time of year when drunk driving deaths typically increase. Over Memorial Day weekend in 2010 (the most recent year for which there is data), 158...

2012-03-15 14:00:00

NEW YORK, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today three iconic brands - GUINNESS®, BAILEYS® and BUSHMILLS® - joined New York City's Department of Transportation (DOT) to announce a month-long "Safe Rides Home" campaign to promote responsible consumption of alcohol throughout the bracket-busting playoff season, on St. Patrick's Day and for other festivities throughout the month of March. Now through the end of the month thousands of free taxi, livery car and public transit rides will...

2012-02-02 09:05:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the official beer of the NFL and Super Bowl XLVI, Bud Light wants to remind adult fans to celebrate responsibly and have a game plan for a safe ride home. Today, Bud Light, AAA Hoosier Motor Club, Yellow Cab of Indianapolis, Broad Ripple Village and Zink Distributing have joined the City of Indianapolis and local law enforcement representatives for a press conference at the Bud Light Hotel to encourage fans to plan ahead by using a...

2012-02-01 09:31:00

Under Some State Social Liability Laws, You May Be Responsible If Your Guests Drink and Drive NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether you're rooting for Big Blue or are a Patriots fan, if you are planning to throw a Super Bowl Party on Sunday, remember that a considerate host not only puts out the baby-backs and beer, but also checks for designated drivers, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). On February 5, millions of Americans will drive to a...

2012-02-01 11:39:00

--Nine Teams Join MADD in its Efforts to Eliminate Drunk Driving-- DALLAS, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In advance of Super Bowl XLVI, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and the National Football League (NFL) announced the success of their game-day designated driver program. In 2011, 220,000 fans signed up to be designated drivers--a nearly 30 percent increase from 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110412/MADDLOGO) "We partnered with the NFL and nine of...

2011-12-29 20:40:00

Amica Insurance reminds everyone to celebrate responsibly this New Year´s Eve and to be alert for other motorists who may be driving under the influence of alcohol. If you plan on celebrating with family and friends, make sure to have a designated driver or call a friend or taxi to bring you home. Even people who haven´t been drinking need to be alert on the roadways. If you suspect someone is driving while impaired, take down the license plate and call the police as soon as it is...