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2013-01-15 07:14:11

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) today released the 2013 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws, its tenth annual report card grading all 50 states and the District of Columbia on their performance on 15 basic traffic safety laws. This year the report focuses on the new incentive grant programs created under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21(st) Century Act, MAP-21 (Pub. L. 112-141) to encourage state enactment of teen...

2012-12-31 12:20:03

CDOT partnering with MADD Colorado and CSP in Red Ribbon Campaign for Holiday DUI Crackdown DENVER, Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This New Year's Eve, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will join Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado and the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) to conclude the 2012 holiday crackdown on drunk driving by calling on Colorado residents to Tie One On For Safety®. MADD's Tie One On For Safety red ribbon campaign, now in its 26th...

2012-12-27 05:03:31

AAA warns of impaired driving dangers and announces support of ignition interlocks WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 As Americans prepare for holiday celebrations, AAA reminds drivers and passengers alike of the dangers on the roads this New Year´s Day, which consistently ranks as the year´s deadliest day for alcohol-related fatalities. To strengthen efforts to protect the public against drunk drivers and reduce alcohol-related traffic deaths, AAA is announcing its...

2012-12-26 08:20:08

AAA warns of impaired driving dangers and announces support of ignition interlocks WASHINGTON, Dec. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Americans prepare for holiday celebrations, AAA reminds drivers and passengers alike of the dangers on the roads this New Year's Day, which consistently ranks as the year's deadliest day for alcohol-related fatalities. To strengthen efforts to protect the public against drunk drivers and reduce alcohol-related traffic deaths, AAA is announcing its...

2012-12-25 20:20:02

CINCINNATI, Dec. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LMG Holdings, Inc. (previously known as LifeSafer Holdings, Inc.), today announced that it has successfully acquired Guardian Interlock Systems. Guardian is a leading manufacturer and provider of ignition interlock devices and services and operates through more than 339 locations across the United States. The multiple interlock businesses that will now comprise LMG Holdings will provide consumers with increased ignition interlock product options at...

2012-12-25 05:00:25

Legal expert and accident attorney Chris Davis provides commentary on recently-released data from the NHTSA regarding car accident trends in the United States, which shows that drunk driving deaths reached an all-time low in 2011. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 24, 2012 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released car accident data that showed the number of deaths on American highways in 2011 fell 1.9 percent from 2010 to a total of 32,367 — the lowest...

NTSB Wants Ignition Locks
2012-12-11 20:14:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The holiday season is one of merriment and festivities, but it is also a time when people may indulge too much and still get behind the wheel. Often times it is repeat offenders who end up in such situations. Fortunately, a high-tech solution could help keep those who shouldn´t be driving from doing so, and it is getting support from the top independent US government investigative agency. On Tuesday the National...

2012-12-11 12:21:38

-- Efforts by the board further validate MADD's Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving(®) -- WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) today praised the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) for approving recommendations calling for all convicted drunk drivers to receive an ignition interlock device on their vehicles, as well as the development of new in-vehicle technologies, which could one day prevent a drunk driver from operating...

2012-12-05 05:02:12

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month. As the holiday season approaches, DUI victims´ rights attorney Chris Davis and the Davis Law Group hope that Washington State drivers will keep in mind that calling a cab is much cheaper and far less destructive than getting behind the wheel while under the influence. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 According to the United States Department of Transportation, 753 people were killed in alcohol-related traffic...

2012-11-23 16:20:04

-- MADD Disappointed with Latest Recommendations -- WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) respects the National Transportation Safety Board's commitment to highway safety, we are extremely disappointed that today's update of the Board's impaired driving recommendations fails to take proven steps to prevent drunk driving, which causes almost a third of all highway deaths. For 12 years, the NTSB has focused on so-called...