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  • September 2019 MADD Remembers
MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We also know how important it is for families to know that their loved ones are not forgotten. We want victims of drunk and drugged driving...
  • 2019 First place team Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints web version
MADD Upper Cumberland held its 21st Annual Men’s Church Softball Tournament on July 20, 2019, at the Cane Creek SportsPlex in Cookeville, Tennessee.  There were seven teams participating for a day of fun and fellowship while raising money and public...
  • August 2019 MADD Remembers
MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We also know how important it is for families to know that their loved ones are not forgotten. We want victims of drunk and drugged driving...
  • The Effect of Impaired Driving Crashes On First Responders web version
They are the first to arrive when 911 is called.  The scene before them is utter chaos:  broken glass, bent metal, debris and someone crying for help, or worse, silence. First responders can include emergency medical service (EMS) personnel, firefighters,...
  • A sad goodbye to license plate
As many of you know, MADD Tennessee has been diligently working to get our Tennessee Specialty License Plate reinstated since we lost it in 2016 when we fell just 25 short of the required annual minimum of 500 renewals/sales needed...
  • TNABC conducted 140 minor compliance checks in June 2019
The Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission’s (TNABC) Law Enforcement Division works hard making sure Tennessee liquor licensees are compliant with regulations and ensuring that they are adhering to laws that prevent the sale of alcohol to underage buyers.  In June, in...
As the number of states allowing some form of legalized marijuana has increased, recently, there have been multiple media sources nationwide covering a variety of stories citing studies and/or trends which give way to concerns over how the drug may...
  • July 2019 MADD Remembers
MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We also know how important it is for families to know that their loved ones are not forgotten. We want victims of drunk and drugged driving...
  • VATI training cover sheet cropped web size
Seventeen MADD Tennessee volunteers and staff were trained at the Tennessee Victim Assistance Training Institute (VATI) held in Nashville, TN, June 12 & 13, 2019.  The training was meant to provide them with a foundation of knowledge and advocacy tools...
  • Knoxville DUI car with Zoo characters cropped 300x250
Walkers seemed to love having the East Tennessee Walk Like MADD on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at the Knoxville Zoo.  The intimate event, attended by 55 participants from eight teams kicked-off with an Opening Ceremony in the event room with...