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Latest designated driver Stories

2010-07-23 12:42:00

INDIANAPOLIS, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Prior to competing in one of the most anticipated races of the season, NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth will focus his energy on a very important cause - ensuring adult race fans in Indianapolis remember to drink responsibly and always assign a designated driver. As part of the signature Crown Royal Safe Rides Home designated-driver program, Kenseth will get behind the wheel of a replica No. 17 Ford Fusion to provide fans with rides home on...

2010-07-20 06:10:00

CHEYENNE, Wyo., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum are proud to announce the Captain Morgan "Safe Rides Home" designated driver program during Cheyenne Frontier Days. Captain Morgan and his crew of Morganettes are coming to Cheyenne to distribute 1,000 pre-paid "Safe Ride Home" taxi fare vouchers. The vouchers have a maximum value of $7 towards a safe ride home, and will be distributed to legal drinking age consumers at Cheyenne-area hot spots...

2009-12-17 07:30:00

WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council and the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are continuing their drunk driving prevention effort with a new series of television public service advertisements (PSAs) designed to remind viewers that "Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving." The campaign is an extension of the highly successful "Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk" campaign and the new PSAs debut in time for the...

2009-05-21 10:50:00

Richard Petty and Anheuser-Busch Launch Budweiser Designated-Driver Campaign CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- "The King" and the "King of Beers" hope adult race fans cheering on their favorite NASCAR drivers will make responsible choices before the green flag waves. Richard Petty, the most decorated driver in the history of NASCAR, and Anheuser-Busch announced today they are teaming up on a new Budweiser responsibility campaign aimed at reminding fans to use a designated driver. The...

2009-01-27 10:09:00

MADD Asks Fans to Call The Right Play and Use a Designated Driver DALLAS, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) calls on all NFL fans to remember the most important SuperBowl play off the field is the designated driver. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 67 people were killed in traffic crashes involving a vehicle operator with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher during the 24 hours of SuperBowl 41 in...

2008-12-31 05:00:00

MADD Reminds America to Start 2009 Safely DALLAS, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) hopes everyone will add "designate a sober driver" to their list of New Year's resolutions. Last year, 1,293 people were killed in drunk driving crashes between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. Equally appalling, according to a recent report issued by MADD, there are more than 2 million drivers with three or more DUI convictions driving on our nation's highways,...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'