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2010-09-23 09:12:00

Victims & Legislators Call for Passage of Federal ROADS SAFE Act for Lifesaving New Car Technology New Data Shows Drunk Driving Deaths Cut in Half Since MADD's Founding, Yet Still Represent a Third of All Highway Fatalities WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty years after a grieving mother started the movement to stop drunk driving, and a decade since the successful passage of the lifesaving national .08 BAC limit, hundreds of victims and activists from across the...

2010-08-26 14:42:00

Thirty years after its inception, drunk driving remains a primary threat to the American family DALLAS, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today released a National Survey of Drinking and Driving Attitudes and Behaviors confirming the importance of MADD's work to eliminate drunk driving and keep alcohol out of the hands of kids. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030421/MADDLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-08-19 10:00:00

Repeat DUI Offenders Warned About Ignition Interlock Requirement HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 600 municipal police departments and Pennsylvania State Police will target impaired drivers during the national impaired driving campaign, which starts Aug. 20 and continues through Labor Day. "With Labor Day fast approaching, we know that many people will be taking one last opportunity to celebrate summer," said PennDOT Secretary Allen D. Biehler, P.E. "If you...

2010-08-19 08:56:00

Technology to Play a Key Role in Aug. 20 - Sept. 6 Crackdown WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drunk driving is not an accident--it's an epidemic of blatant disregard for human life. Each year, nearly 12,000 people die on our roads due to drunk driving. That would be equal to about 30 jumbo jets crashing each year. In California alone, over 1,000 people died at the hands of drunk drivers in 2008. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090827/GHSALOGO) (Logo:...

2010-05-27 12:40:00

Legislation Which Could Lead to the Elimination of Drunk Driving Advances in U.S. House WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Mothers Against Drunk Driving was proud to support Congressman John Sarbanes (D-MD) on the passage of the ROADS SAFE Amendment as part of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act. The amendment was approved by voice vote in the House Energy and Commerce Committee. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030421/MADDLOGO) "MADD is grateful to Congressman...

2010-03-04 08:30:00

SHIRLEY, N.Y., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to the U.S. Dept of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 32 people in the United States die every day in motor vehicle crashes involving an alcohol-impaired driver, amounting to one death every 45 minutes(1). Further, roughly one-third of all drivers arrested or convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) are repeat offenders(2). Interceptor Ignition Interlocks Inc. has teamed up with AT&T* to help...

2009-12-11 13:35:00

TORONTO, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ - Alcohol Countermeasure Systems Corp (ACS) has acquired the assets and intellectual property of Seres Ethylometre effective December 1, 2009. The assets include the popular 679 series and newly launched SAF'IR family of infrared breath alcohol testers. As part of the acquisition, key employees of Seres will be redeployed within France or relocated to global ACS offices to manage the transition to the new manufacturing facility in Toronto, Canada starting January...

2009-11-23 10:43:00

Ribbon Shows Public Support for MADD's Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving; Over 74,000 arrests for DWI were made in North Carolina in 2008 North Carolina Ranks 5th in the Country for Alcohol Related Traffic Deaths RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by MADD: What: Media Event where the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) of North Carolina will kick-off its annual Tie One On For Safety holiday ribbon project by holding a ceremony at...

2009-11-19 20:39:00

DALLAS, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On November 20th, MADD will celebrate the third anniversary of its Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving. "We are on track to achieve MADD's goal of eliminating drunk driving," said Laura Dean-Mooney, National President of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. "The goal of the Campaign is to ensure there are no more victims of drunk driving. This is especially important given the anniversary of my husband Mike's death in two days. He would be proud to...

2009-11-10 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT's efforts to educate people about the dangers of driving under the influence, remove impaired drivers from the roads, and punish motorists who break the law by driving while under the influence have earned the agency a 2009 National Roadway Safety Award. "We're honored to have our impaired driving program recognized as one of the national leaders," said PennDOT Secretary Allen D. Biehler, P.E. "PennDOT works extremely hard to...


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