Monthly Archives: February 2020

In 2012, on a Sunday afternoon, while driving along beautiful Lake Tahoe, I was hit head-on by a very drunk driver. The DUI driver, who was intoxicated more than twice the legal limit. Ironically, his last name was Paine. He...
Submitted by Jessica’s mother, Susan Cannon From the time Jessica was born she was such a joy.  She had a beautiful smile and beautiful brown eyes.  She had the best personality and sense of humor.  Everyone who knew her loved...
Sergeant Mark Bustamante, Pima County, AZ Sheriff’s Department   The Unasked Question On December 10, 2016, I was one of the supervisors for our DUI Task Force that evening. One of our deputies stopped a vehicle traveling 71 MPH in...
Chief Danny Sharp – Oro Valley, AZ Police Department Chair – IACP Highway Safety Committee In the 40 years since MADD’s creation, impaired driving crashes have continued to cause unnecessary death and injury, affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands...
Officer Ryan Goss – Oro Valley, AZ Police Department   Officer Goss is the recipient of MADD’s Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award for Southern Arizona in 2019. He is very active in his agency’s enforcement programs to include...
Forty years ago, a grieving mother set into motion a movement. On May 3, 1980, a drunk driver out of jail just two days following his fourth drunk driving arrest struck and killed 13-year-old Cari Lightner as she walked to...
Strong drunk driving laws are key to saving lives. That is why we’re so grateful to our legislative partners who have championed MADD’s mission to end the No. 1 killer on our nation’s roads. It is why, each year, we...