Monthly Archives: November 2017

Today, like every single day of the year, roughly 29 people will die from drunk driving in this country. Others will be injured. Some will become caregivers to survivors, while others still will simply be introduced to the loss and...
Seven boys and one girl. Nearly 15 grandchildren. Virginia David, a member of the Navajo tribe, made family her life. “The more kids you have, the more blessed you are in our culture,” said her sister, Priscilla Gibbs, who grew...
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I and everyone involved in Mothers Against Drunk Driving® have so much to be grateful for this holiday season. This year, thanks to supporters like you, we’ve accomplished so much, including: Passing ignition interlock laws for all offenders in Nevada...
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The turkey is brining. The bread is baking. And, across the country, families are gathering to celebrate a time of gratitude and togetherness. But the next few hours may spread more devastation than you realize. It’s Blackout Wednesday, a day...
Music can be a powerful ally in the fight against drunk driving Before he was the guitarist for country music artist Kaitlyn Baker, Thomas Estep dreamed of joining the Army. Growing up, that hope was closest to his heart. Due...
By Colleen Sheehey-Church MADD National President The future is honking – and the U.S. Department of Transportation is listening. Recently, MADD Chairman of the Board David Strickland, CEO Debbie Weir, Chief of Legislative Affairs J.T. Griffin and I had the...
Not all drunk or drugged driving victims die. Many survive, only to struggle to adapt to their new life due to life-altering injuries. And their family members, who serve as caregivers, often face a new life, which can include providing...
Statement: MADD supports the 21 minimum legal drinking age and opposes any attempts to change it. Countless studies have shown we would lose more people — many more each year on our roads as a result of lowering the drinking...