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Latest Mothers Against Drunk Driving Stories

2014-04-02 12:20:45

New MADD Texas survey highlights disconnect between teens and parents on the issue of alcohol AUSTIN, Texas, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of Texas teens and parents underscored a significant disconnect in what parents believe their teens face in terms of pressure to drink alcohol versus the reality of what teens truly experience. However, teens widely reported that they do, in fact, listen to their parents' messages about the dangers of underage drinking. The survey,...

2014-03-26 12:21:46

ARLINGTON, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is responding to recent controversy about the effort to collect information about impaired driving through a voluntary survey, which has led to a backlash amid concerns about privacy. Researchers conducting the National Roadside Survey of Alcohol and Drugged Driving work with local police to safely stop drivers, who are then asked to participate. Survey workers collect breath,...

2014-02-24 23:27:48

Illinois received five-star rating for fighting drunk driving. Stisim Drive recommended driving simulator training to all drivers to help make the road even safer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The state of Illinois recently received a top rating for combating drunk driving. Meanwhile, wanting to help in making the roads safer, Stisim Drive recommended the driving simulator training to drivers of all ages. A report from wifr.com dated February 21, 2014 shared that it was the...

2014-01-25 20:20:06

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado kicked off its first annual Colorado Springs Walk Like MADD(®) event during an afternoon of bowling to "STRIKE out drunk driving." MADD supporters, volunteers, and community partners bowled to raise awareness and funds to keep Colorado communities safe. The kickoff bowling event was designed to give Walk teams the opportunity to sign up their walkers and raise funds -- all...

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...

2013-12-23 23:01:56

Amica Insurance is offering tips on how to be a responsible host and help prevent drunk driving. LINCOLN, RI (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 The holidays are filled with festive parties, and alcohol will be served at many of those gatherings. So Amica Insurance is offering tips on how to be a responsible host and help prevent drunk driving. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) reports that someone is killed by a drunk driver every 40 minutes. Additionally, approximately half a million crashes...

2013-12-19 23:02:12

Wolf helped author the national .08 standard and improve traffic safety. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 With the recent announcement that Virginia Representative Frank Wolf will retire when the current Congress adjourns in 2014, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) expresses its gratitude to Congressman Wolf for his leadership and advocacy in saving lives and stopping drunk driving. During his service as chairman of the House Transportation Appropriations Committee, Wolf...

2013-12-18 12:20:14

-- Tie One On For Safety® is MADD's signature holiday awareness campaign to prevent drunk driving -- DENVER, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we approach the holiday season, a time when people may be celebrating at events where alcohol is served, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado and the Colorado State Patrol urge adults to plan ahead for a non-drinking designated driver, especially since drunk driving deaths typically spike over the holidays. In fact, between...

Analysis Website Determines Louisiana Has Worst Drivers In US
2013-12-16 13:03:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While many Americans may think their state is home to the worst drivers in the nation, a new analysis from CarInsuranceComparison.com has given that dubious honor to Louisiana. In its analysis, the website said it used data on fatality rates per 100 million miles traveled, recorded failures to follow traffic signals and seat belt laws, drunk driving incidents and tickets for speeding or careless driving. Data was culled from the...

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...