Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is tireless in its efforts to get states’ drunk driving laws to conform to the highest standards of effectiveness. Recently the organization released its 2018 Report to the Nation, which rates US states on their anti-impaired driving efforts. According to MADD … [Read more...] about MADD to North Carolina: Time to Beef Up Drunk Driving Laws
“Ignition interlocks achieve what license suspension cannot,” says a recent email from MADD to its supporters. “They separate drinking from driving." Now MADD - Mothers Against Drunk Driving - is starting a push to bring ignition interlocks to all drunk driving offenders - repeat DUI offenders … [Read more...] about Appalled at Repeat DUI Offenders, MADD Wants Ignition Interlocks
If you want to end drunk driving in North Carolina, the first steps you can take are literally that – steps. The Raleigh Walk Like MADD and MADD Dash 2017, which will take place this Saturday, is an event to raise funds for and awareness of drunk driving issues. Their annual walk is a chance for the … [Read more...] about Here’s All It Takes to Fight Drunk Driving in Raleigh This Saturday
Imagine if every person in Phoenix, Tucson and Scottsdale took to the road drunk — 2.3 million people, each under the influence of alcohol. It would be a pretty horrific scenario. It isn’t going to happen, but it almost happened, in a way, in slow motion. Over the past 10 years 2.3 million people … [Read more...] about Ignition Interlocks Kept Every Phoenix, Tucson, & Scottsdale Person From Driving Drunk
Most of us love donuts, but we consider them a guilty pleasure, not a device for saving lives. But recently MADD partnered up with Dunkin’ Donuts in Arizona to rally the latter’s circular pastries to the cause of ending drunk driving. And it worked. On February 28th public-safety-minded and … [Read more...] about How Donuts Saved Lives in Arizona. That’s Right, Donuts.
There are heroes in movies and comics that wear capes. And heroes in real life that wear uniforms. But there are also heroes that dress like you and me. They don't have any special powers or even special training - what they do is pretty much what other people do. But because they do it when they … [Read more...] about Do You Love Designated Drivers Enough? Tie One On to Show It.
What’s on your calendar for Saturday the 22nd? Maybe you should be communing with a Chilean flamingo, or passing the time of day with a Sumatran tiger. And while you’re at it, you can be helping a cause that really needs your help: bringing drunk driving to an end in the US. On Saturday, October … [Read more...] about Walk Like MADD at the Phoenix Zoo. Stretch Your Legs for a Good Cause.
Your dog could use a walk this Saturday. So could you. And you both could be helping make Arizona's roads safer while you get some air and stretch your legs. This Saturday Tucson hosts the most recent Walk Like MADD, an event designed to raise funds for and awareness of drunk driving in the … [Read more...] about MADD Dogs Are Welcome in Tucson This Saturday