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2013-09-20 23:25:37

Installed device rate jumps 30,000 units per year over past eight years. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 According to a new survey, 2013 Survey of Currently-Installed Interlocks in the U.S., conducted by Impact DWI, Inc., there are nearly 305,000 ignition interlock devices currently installed in the United States. This demonstrates that usage of interlocks has increased at a rate of 30,000 units installed per year over the past eight years, while the number of drunk driving...

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...

2013-08-19 23:24:41

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new informational graphic about recovering for damages after a drunk driving accident. The car accident lawyers at the law firm have experience helping residents of Rhode Island and Massachusetts get the compensation they deserve. (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Drunk driving poses a serious danger to everyone on the road. Recent statistics from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) show that in just one year 9,878 people were killed and approximately...

2013-07-02 23:01:57

Maine becomes 20th state to enact an all-offender ignition interlock law. Augusta, ME (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Maine Governor Paul LaPage signed into law lifesaving legislation which highly incentivizes the use of ignition interlocks for all first-time convicted drunk drivers with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or greater to help prevent future offenses. With the passage of this law, Maine joins a long list of 19 other states to pass all offender ignition interlock legislation,...

2013-04-23 23:01:54

This year MADD Broward will benefit in coordination with the “2013 Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash” presented by Ultimate Software and AutoNation, taking place on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at Huizenga Park in Ft. Lauderdale. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 MADD Broward has been selected to participate in BTIG´s Commissions for Charity Day, to be held on May 14, 2013. In its 11th consecutive year, the international Commissions for Charity Day has raised more than $21...

2013-04-21 23:02:14

Today is Power Talk 21 Day, a nationwide day thanks to MADD. Kids Activities Blog is embracing the MADD ideas of open kid to parent communication by publishing 10 ways to keep kids talking. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 Today is Power Talk 21 Day, a nationwide day thanks to MADD, to get families talking about underage drinking. Kids Activities Blog has released 10 ways to keep kids talking because parents can make a difference in the decisions of their kids. The great tips include...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.