The beginning of 2009 seemed to be the average, expected year for the North Star High School freshman, John Austin Blough, better known by all as Johnny. At just fifteen years old, he was a leader in and out of...
Day on the beach – Done A quick trip to Waldbaum’s Shop – Wrapped up Nails – Awesome looking! Devastate and destroy the life of a complete stranger because of the choices one makes – Irreversible That’s how Cathy Dubas...
In July, the National Association of Drug Court Professionals held the world’s largest conference for treatment courts and criminal justice reform. More than 5,000 people gathered at the National Harbor Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland to take part in more than 300...
Holiday party season is here, and it’s decked out in mistletoe, jingle bells and flashing lights! As a Mothers Against Drunk Driving® supporter, you understand the importance of keeping the holly and the jolly in this season by planning to...
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  So far this month, donors have really stepped up to fight against drunk and drugged driving. Thanks to a match by Nationwide®, the gifts are doing TWICE the good. That means spreading TWICE the hope, healing and help. Thank...
By Theresa Martinez Ashley’s mother MADD drunk driving victim, advocate and volunteer Some days you never, ever forget. For me, one of those days is the one when my Ashley was born…all five pounds of her… three weeks early …...
MADD November Officer of the Month Deputy Daniel Williams Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Shalimar, Florida MADD National selects Deputy Daniel Williams as our Officer of the Month for November 2021.  Deputy Williams is a sheriff’s deputy for the Okaloosa County...
“Waymo is committed to improving road safety” Waymo’s Mission – “Waymo’s mission is to make it safe and easy for people and things to get where they’re going. The Waymo Driver can improve the world’s access to mobility while saving...
An Empty Chair at the Table During the Holidays By Rebecca Grimes It was November 20, 1982, the Saturday before Thanksgiving.  That day is not very clear to me, but one thing that I will never forget, arriving home from a...
MADD and Amica Insurance teamed up in October 2021 to empower teens to make smart, healthy choices, resist pressure to drink or consume marijuana before age 21, and never ride with an impaired driver through the Power of You(th) program....
MADD October Officer of the Month                                         Chief Lenard Cantu                                                               ...
SHAWN VASQUEZ Age 23 KILLED BY A POLY-DRUG IMPAIRED DRIVER                 In July 2020, Shawn was killed in a crash as he was finishing up work on an active construction site. The crash...
Chief Brett Railey, Ret. Chief Railey shares his passion for traffic safety Law enforcement agencies—regardless of size, jurisdiction, and location—are responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the roadways by conducting traffic enforcement. While the primary action may be...
One Mother Continues to Fight in Honor of Her Son                 By: Carol Levin The word family is very important to me because the four of us were a family unit. We did everything together from sports, to music, school band,...
MADD September Officer of the Month Sergeant Kyle Corbitt Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Shalimar, Florida                   MADD National selects Sergeant Kyle Corbitt as our Officer of the Month for September 2021.  Sergeant...
Saving Lives By: Sheriff Robert P. Mosier Office of the Sheriff Fauquier County, VA When I was a Lieutenant at the Sheriff’s Office in Fauquier County, Virginia, I pulled over a young man, (on his birthday unbeknownst to me until...