Posts filed under: Drugged Driving

  • Theresa and Rosalind
Drunk driving victim, long time MADD volunteer and WLKY Bell Award recipient Theresa Martinez shares her story of tragedy, pain and purpose....
By Rosalind Donald, MADD Kentucky Victim Services Specialist This story is about a mother who has paid her daughter’s cell phone bills since 2012. What situation caused this parent to pay for her adult daughter’s cell phone bill for the past...
  • Voices of Victims: Chase Korte
The phone connection kept dropping. By the third time, Pat Korte told his oldest son, Chase, who was driving out to the middle of the California desert to film a few scenes for an independent movie, to just call him back...
I never could imagine how much my life would change in just a matter of seconds. On May 11, 1996 everything was going as planned. My friends and I had decided to go to a concert at which we laughed,...
A West Virginia Law Enforcement Officer wrote President Colleen Sheehey-Church a heartfelt letter about how her presentation at a recent conference renewed his drive to fight drunk driving. Read below: Let me start this by telling you a little about...
On Friday, March 17, 2017, a DWI Checkpoint was conducted in cooperation with the Greene County Sheriff’s Department and the Springfield Police Department on MO 13 (Kansas Expressway) at Broadmoor Street in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri.  Missouri Department of Transportation...
When an innocent bystander is killed or injured in a drunk or drugged driving crash, certain expectations fall into place. We expect the offender to understand the consequences of their actions. We expect the punishment to fit the crime. We...
For all you mothers out there, you look forward to a day like Mother’s Day because you know that you can put your feet up and enjoy all the well-deserved attention from the kids and your significant other. It’s also...
Do you try to make your mom proud? I do. Every morning, I move my bowl to the sink like she taught me. At school, I pay attention to my teachers, because she said education was important. And at night,...
Last week, the Governors Highway Safety Association released an update to its 2015 report on drug-impaired driving. As a result, some media coverage of the report has suggested that drugged driving has overtaken drunk driving in terms of traffic fatalities. This...
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