Featured Press Release
Number of Drunk Driving Deaths Dropped Below 10,000 in 2014 (11/24/2015)
Today, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) learned that the number of drunk driving fatalities on our nation’s roadways has dropped below 10,000 for the first time since 2011. In 2014, there were 9,967 fatalities involving an alcohol impaired driver, compared to 10,076 in 2013.
Featured MADD Statement
Statement on tragedy in Stillwater, Oklahoma
MADD is both outraged and deeply saddened by Saturday morning’s tragedy in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Four people were killed – including a 2-year-old child – and more than 40 others were injured when a suspected impaired driver crashed into Oklahoma State University’s homecoming parade. What should have been a time of celebration and excitement turned into heartbreak and loss because of someone’s life-altering decision to allegedly drive impaired.
Our hearts go out to the victims, survivors, loved ones and entire community coping with this senseless tragedy. MADD will be reaching out to local authorities and Oklahoma State University officials to offer our support and help. If you are in need of support in the aftermath of this crash, or any drunk or drugged driving crashes, please contact us at 405-748-3122 or firstname.lastname@example.org. MADD Victim Services are also available through our 24-Hour Victim Help Line (1-877-MADD HELP), online at madd.org, and in-person at MADD locations across the country.
This tragic event is a heartbreaking and shocking reminder that drunk and drugged driving are an epidemic in our country. We must work together to stop these violent and 100% preventable crimes, and create a future of No More Victims.
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