Drunk driving is an urgent problem in Arizona as it is in other states. Each year well over 200 people die in Arizona because someone made the bad decision to drink and drive. About a third of all traffic deaths in the state are alcohol-related. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is dedicated … [Read more...] about In A Hurry to End Drunk Driving in AZ? Don’t Run – Walk.
Even if you don’t study mixed martial arts, you can use your feet to deliver a powerful blow against drunk driving this May. You can walk. Saturday, May 21st is the Raleigh Walk Like MADD 2016. The event is a walk to raise funds for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). As a participant you can … [Read more...] about Fight Drunk Driving With Your Feet in Raleigh. No Muy Thai Needed.
Life isn’t always fair for kids. They have to contend with things they don’t understand, things which can harm them. And one of the greatest dangers they face is alcohol. Alcohol, which is not meant for kids and is especially dangerous for them, is easily available and relatively cheap. Children … [Read more...] about Tomorrow, Talk to your Kids and Teens About Alcohol
It’s one thing to claim that a device stops drunk drivers. It’s another thing to come up with real numbers that show the device works. Recently Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) did just that. In a recent report they tallied up just how many times ignition interlocks stopped people in each state … [Read more...] about The Device that Stopped NC Drunk Drivers More Than 129,000 Times
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is known primarily for its advocacy of the cause of sober driving. It also aids and counsels drunk driving victims and their families. And the organization has a third function: to honor those who have made the roads safer across the country. Last month MADD took … [Read more...] about MADD Awards Honors North Carolina Sober Driving Heroes
Want to get some exercise? Fresh air? Meet some good people? See a Hamadryas baboon or a Chilean flamingo? How about doing all that while helping to end drunk driving? On Saturday, October 17th, a large and very interesting group of people will get together at the Phoenix Zoo for Walk Like … [Read more...] about Walk Like MADD at the Phoenix Zoo. You’ll Be Walking Tall
It’s an irony that chills the heart: Sgt. Maj. Jeremy Bruns survived nine deployments, including a number of tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, only to lose his legs and part of a hand because a drunk neighbor plowed into him and pinned him to his truck. He had been parked in front of his home, … [Read more...] about A Drunk Driver Took This Fayetteville Soldier’s Legs. But He Continues to Walk Like MADD.
Last Tuesday members of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and other concerned citizens held a press conference at the General Assembly in Raleigh. The purpose was urge the North Carolina Legislature to pass a law requiring first DWI offenders to install ignition interlocks in their vehicles. … [Read more...] about MADD Urges North Carolina to Pass a Vital Law: Ignition Interlocks for First DWI Offenders