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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,...

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...


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