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2012-11-20 12:20:35

CDOT partnering with MADD Colorado and CSP in Red Ribbon Campaign for Holiday DUI Crackdown DENVER, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a holiday that includes not only giving thanks, but also eating, spending time with family, and shopping, it is important for motorists to remember that the annual Thanksgiving "Heat Is On" crackdown will be underway over the holiday. Additionally, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will join Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)...

2012-11-13 12:20:34

-- Thanksgiving was the Deadliest Thursday of 2010; Puts Spotlight on "Blackout Wednesday" -- DALLAS, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we kick off the holidays with Thanksgiving, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is reminding adults to plan ahead for a safe way home if they're planning to drink alcohol during the season's festivities. Data show that the time period between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day includes some of the most dangerous days for drunk driving deaths, and...

2012-10-22 11:21:23

-- Power of You(th) initiative aims to prevent underage drinking, which kills about 6,000 people annually, more than all illegal drugs combined -- DALLAS, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of Red Ribbon Week (October 21-27, 2012), Mothers Against Drunk Driving(®) (MADD) and National Presenting Sponsor State Farm(®) are introducing the newest tool to prevent underage drinking, a booklet called The 411 on Teen Drinking. This booklet is part of MADD's Power of You(th)...

2012-10-07 23:02:11

Seattle attorney Chris Davis congratulates the volunteers and staff at MADD Washington for being acknowledged as the Chapter of the Year during the National President's Awards Ceremony at the 2012 MADD National Conference Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 08, 2012 The Washington State chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) was honored at the 2012 MADD National Conference in Washington, D.C. last week when they were recognized as the organization´s Chapter of the Year. The award was...

2012-10-04 14:20:13

-- With recent traffic deaths increase, MADD's plan to eliminate drunk driving more important than ever -- WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is responding to recent news that highway fatalities have increased an estimated 9 percent in the first half of 2012, with a call to action. "It's time for the nation to double-down and fully implement the Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving," said MADD National President Jan Withers. "MADD...

2012-09-27 06:20:20

-- Hundreds of DUI victims and MADD supporters gather on Capitol Hill to urge Congress to take action -- WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, as part of the 2012 Mothers Against Drunk Driving National Conference, more than 300 drunk driving crash victims and survivors, MADD volunteers and supporters from across the country are gathered at the U.S. Capitol for legislative meetings to urge Congressional action on two important measures: full funding for priority...

2012-08-30 10:20:37

-- County's enforcement of ignition interlock requirements serves as a model for the country -- NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) praises Nassau County for their recent two-week sweep that resulted in the arrest of 25 convicted drunk drivers who were in violation of court-ordered ignition interlock requirements. The Nassau County District Attorney's Office and the Nassau County Department of Probation are a stellar example of a...

2012-08-28 02:29:28

Families, Friends and Co-Workers Walk to Save Lives and Serve People on Saturday, October 13, 2012 LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles/Ventura Affiliate of Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) will host its signature Walk Like MADD® non-competitive 5K fundraising walk in Long Beach on Saturday, October 13, 2012. The walk begins at Alamitos Bay Marina at 8:30 a.m. and will raise funds and rally support for MADD's Campaign to Eliminate Drunk...

2012-05-17 10:20:31

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America presented a $25,000 check to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) on Saturday, May 12, 2012 during the opening ceremony of its annual "Walk Like MADD" 5K walk in Huntington Beach, Calif. The walk raised awareness for MADD's mission to stop drinking and driving, support victims and prevent underage drinking. In its ongoing commitment to driver safety, Hyundai was the presenting sponsor of the event for the second...

2010-05-03 14:54:00

DALLAS, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) was founded by a grieving mother and still is supported primarily by mothers and their loved ones, families and friends. In honor of Mother's Day and all of the families impacted by drunk driving, MADD is asking everyone to honor their mothers by going to madd.org, reading about amazing moms and then posting to MADD's Facebook page why your mom is/was the best. Supporters are then asked post to their Facebook and...