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2014-08-07 23:10:32

Nebraska personal injury law firm urges residents of the state to write to Nebraska’s representatives and senators in Washington D.C. to pass the CARS Act to support the fundraising initiatives of organizations such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving. OMAHA, NE (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Personal injury litigation firm, Inkelaar Law supports H.R. 4960, the Charitable Automobile Red-Tape Simplification (CARS) Act (The Act). The legislation was introduced in the House on June 25, 2014....

2014-08-06 16:21:01

DOVER, Del., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delaware Governor Jack Markell has signed into law House Bill (HB) 212 and Senate Bill (SB) 260, supported by the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility. HB 212, effective immediately, mandates the use of ignition interlock devices (IIDs) for all convicted DUI offenders for a minimum of four months. SB 260, effective October 15, 2014, will allow offenders who are placed into the state Driving Under the Influence Treatment...

2014-08-04 12:21:38

Texas data shows teens are getting mixed messages about alcohol, but parental guidance makes a difference AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Before teens head back to school, MADD is calling on Texas parents to talk with their kids about the dangers of drinking underage - before another adult does. MADD encourages families to use resources from MADD's Power of Parents program to learn ways to empower their children to say no to alcohol. It is particularly important for...

2014-08-01 16:23:35

--2 out of 3 people will be involved in a drunk driving crash in their lifetime.-- DENVER, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Saturday, August 2, more than 1,000 walkers are expected to support Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado at the 9(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...

2014-07-02 16:20:54

PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed into law a bill increasing penalties for the most dangerous segment of DUI offenders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/MM94373LOGO On Tuesday, Gov. Chafee signed into law Senate Bill 2231, supported by the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org). This new law, which will take effect January 1, 2015, mandates the use of ignition interlock...

2014-07-02 16:20:36

To launch the partnership, $1 of every July 4 Uber ride using "UberMADD" promotion code will be donated to MADD SAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the Fourth of July holiday weekend--one of the deadliest holidays for drunk driving crashes--Uber Technologies and nonprofit advocacy organization Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) today launched #UberMADD, a national partnership designed to prevent drunk driving. To kick off the campaign, Uber...

2014-05-27 08:21:10

Telecab, Will County's premier taxi company, will be sponsoring the Walk Like MADD event in Homer Glen on June 8, 2014. JOLIET, Ill., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) is holding their annual Walk Like MADD event, their signature fundraiser, in cities across the nation. Telecab will be lending their sponsorship to help raise awareness and funds, as well as a team of walkers, to help eliminate drunk driving. The walk that Telecab will be sponsoring is...

2014-05-16 08:20:40

-- In 2012, 133 people in Colorado were killed in drunk driving crashes -- COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Saturday, May 17(th), families and friends of drunk driving victims, community members, and volunteers will join Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado at the 1(st) annual Colorado Springs Walk Like MADD(®) event. The family-friendly 3K walk and 3-mile run route will be held at Bear Creek Regional Park. The Walk offers participants...

2014-05-06 08:22:20

PHILADELPHIA and DALLAS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For mothers, nothing is more important than keeping their families safe. Just in time for Mother's Day, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD), the nation's largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking, is releasing new public service announcements (PSAs). MADD worked with Poptent, the global leader in crowdsourced video production, to create the messages, which can be viewed at...

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,...


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