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2013-12-13 23:03:19

MADD's statement on the departure of Administrator David Strickland. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) profoundly thanks David Strickland, Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, for his exemplary service to the country, for his leadership within the highway safety community, and for his tireless commitment to saving lives and preventing injuries on our nation’s roads. Administrator Strickland served as...

2013-09-17 23:35:30

MADD Reminds Parents that Drunk Driving is a Crime Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 In recognition of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15 – 21, 2013), Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is urging lawmakers to enact legislation to protect our most vulnerable population, children. In 2011, 226 child (under age 15) passengers were killed in drunk driving crashes, representing 20 percent of all child traffic fatalities, of which more than half (54 percent) were passengers...

2011-05-12 20:45:00

LAKEWOOD, Colo., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MADD Colorado kicked off its sixth annual Walk Like MADD® event during a night of bowling to "STRIKE out drunk driving" with some very special guests... the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders! The cheerleaders were there to cheer on MADD supporters and volunteers, along with local businesses and community partners, as they bowled to raise awareness and funds to keep Colorado communities safe. The kickoff bowling event was...

2009-08-05 14:45:00

ALBANY, N.Y. and DALLAS, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- "Mothers Against Drunk Driving expresses our deepest sympathy and condolences to the families whose loved ones died or were injured in the horrific New York Taconic Parkway drunk driving crash," says National President Laura Dean-Mooney. "The death of eight people, including four children, in this impaired driving crash is particularly appalling. MADD NY is offering the service of victim advocates and grief support resources to the families...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'