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2014-01-08 23:00:08

MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® has been successful in advancing drunk driving countermeasures throughout the nation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Today, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) released Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving: 2014 Report to the Nation, an update of MADD’s Campaign advocacy efforts. The report provides an overview of legislative accomplishments, highlights state-by-state drunk driving reform, and provides a glimpse of what is on...

2013-07-30 12:21:06

-- In 2011, 161 people in Colorado were killed in drunk driving crashes -- DENVER, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Saturday, August 3(rd), more than 1,000 walkers are expected to support Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado at the 8(th) annual Denver Walk Like MADD(®) event. The 5K walk route will circle Sloan's Lake Park and raise awareness and funds to help eliminate drunk driving and support victims and survivors in Colorado. This year, two special guests...

2012-09-28 18:20:17

-- MADD presents 17 National President's Awards, 8 Media Recognition Awards, and 14 Partner Recognition Awards -- WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, as part of the 2012 MADD National Conference, Mothers Against Drunk Driving recognized its top volunteers and staff, along with partners in the community and media who have helped further MADD's mission to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking. During tonight's...

2012-04-17 06:24:11

--Second Annual Day for Parents to Talk with Teens about Alcohol is April 21, 2012-- WASHINGTON, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In advance of the second annual PowerTalk 21® day, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is highlighting data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) showing that 26 percent of all teen drinkers (ages 12-17) get their alcohol from a parent or family member. This, coupled with research showing that three out of...

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...

2012-01-31 16:54:00

-- Legislation would provide key incentives for states to pass strong ignition interlock laws -- WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) expressed support for provisions in legislation introduced by House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman John Mica (R-Fla). The American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act will significantly strengthen highway safety in America and advance MADD's Campaign to Eliminate Drunk...

2011-12-13 09:00:00

Drunk driving remains primary threat to American family on our roadways More than 400 of 10,228 drunk driving fatalities in 2010 occurred in second half of December Data shows need for technology that makes drunk driving impossible WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced new drunk driving fatality data showing that more than 400 of 10,228 drunk...

2011-09-15 15:37:00

--Additional Teams Joining Efforts to Tackle Drunk Driving-- DALLAS, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the kickoff of the 2011 football season, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and the National Football League (NFL) announce the addition of several new teams to their game-day designated driver program. The following teams are now partnering with MADD for a safer game-day fan experience: the Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers. These teams join...

2011-09-06 10:00:00

--Families, Friends and Co-Workers Walk with MADD's National President to Save Lives and Serve People on September 17(th)-- ATLANTA, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Affiliate of Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) -- along with special guest, MADD National President Jan Withers -- will host its signature Walk Like MADD® non-competitive 5K fundraising walk in Johns Creek on Saturday, September 17, 2011. The walk begins at 9:30...

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...