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Ignition Interlocks Have Stopped More Than 3 Million Drunk Driving Attempts in 12 Years

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) announced that in-car breathalyzers have stopped a driver who is drunk from starting his or her vehicle over 3 million times since 2006, when MADD launched the Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving and began advocating for ignition interlocks for every drunk driver. The data, collected by… Continue reading Ignition Interlocks Have Stopped More Than 3 Million Drunk Driving Attempts in 12 Years

MADD Announces First Endorsement of .05 BAC

LANSING, MICHIGAN — Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) today joined Michigan Representative Abdullah Hammoud and traffic safety partners in calling for a state law that lowers the threshold for impaired driving in Michigan to .05 blood alcohol concentration (BAC). MADD also strongly supports Representative Hammoud’s legislation that would require ignition interlocks for all drunk drivers,… Continue reading MADD Announces First Endorsement of .05 BAC

Carl McDonald’s Story

Her small shoes are here with me. Size one and a half, white with embroidered flowers and small red hearts across the top of the toe. Long gone is the little pink metal flake bicycle with handlebar streamers, the yellow cross-country skis with cartoon characters that barely reached over three feet long. Gone is the… Continue reading Carl McDonald’s Story

Velodyne & MADD San Francisco Bay Area join forces

Velodyne & MADD San Francisco Bay Area Joins Forces at 2018 Annual Northern California Law Enforcement Recognition Luncheon One of MADD’s priorities is providing on-going support to law enforcement communities. Our ultimate goal is to eliminate drunk and drugged driving, but we know our mission cannot be accomplished without our heroes – the men and women who have taken an oath to… Continue reading Velodyne & MADD San Francisco Bay Area join forces

NEWS ALERT: Actor Vince Vaughn was arrested Sunday for allegedly driving under the influence

Facts Vince Vaughn was arrested early Sunday morning for drunk driving allegedly. He was stopped at a DUI checkpoint outside Los Angeles, California between Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach around 12:30 a.m. as reported by CNN. Thanks to the checkpoint, Vaughn was arrested before he could hurt himself, his passenger or someone else on the… Continue reading NEWS ALERT: Actor Vince Vaughn was arrested Sunday for allegedly driving under the influence

Ignition Interlocks Prevented 354,372 Drunk Driving Attempts in 2017

Contact: Becky Iannotta 202.600.2032 / [email protected] New Law in Iowa Means 32 States Now Have Ignition Interlock Laws for All Drunk Drivers WASHINGTON (April 11, 2018) — Today, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is announcing the annual, state-by-state breakdown of drunk driving attempts prevented by ignition interlocks, just as Iowa becomes the 32nd state to… Continue reading Ignition Interlocks Prevented 354,372 Drunk Driving Attempts in 2017

MADD and Nationwide Look to Reach Parents of Student Athletes During Alcohol Awareness Month in April

Activities culminate with a Facebook Live event from the LA Galaxy stadium on April 21st Dallas, Texas (April 6, 2017) – During Alcohol Awareness Month in April, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) and national presenting sponsor Nationwide are encouraging parents of teen athletes to be “all stars” by talking openly with their kids about the… Continue reading MADD and Nationwide Look to Reach Parents of Student Athletes During Alcohol Awareness Month in April

MADD and Nationwide will host 2018 PowerTalk 21 event at LA Galaxy’s StubHub Center April 21

Tickets on sale at www.lagalaxy.com/tickets/madd Los Angeles, California (April, 2018) – During Alcohol Awareness Month in April, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) and national sponsor Nationwide are hosting a Power Talk 21 press conference and forum for parents and all role models of underage youth. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. PST on April 21… Continue reading MADD and Nationwide will host 2018 PowerTalk 21 event at LA Galaxy’s StubHub Center April 21

Alexis McKinney

The Story Alexis McKinney was counting the days until her 16th birthday. She had so much to look forward to: the birthday party that her parents were planning to celebrate with friends and family, starting her first job, applying for her driver’s license, and driving the Jeep that her father had purchased for her. Like… Continue reading Alexis McKinney