Posts filed under: Drunk Driving

I want to share a very hard story with you in the hope of doing some good. In 2004 I lost my son. He wasn’t sick. He wasn’t involved in anything that society would deem troublesome. My son, Kris, was...
After working with Mothers Against Drunk Driving® and supporters, Rhode Island has enhanced its child endangerment law so that driving while impaired with a child passenger is now a felony on the second offense. It’s about time. In 2016, 1,233...
  • MADD National President
Last month, I had the honor to once again testify in Washington D.C. in front of members of the U.S. Congress at the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection. I joined three other panelists...
Summertime, more than other times presents a unique challenge to parents — keeping our kids safe on the roads despite an uptick in teen driving deaths. That’s what earned the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day the nickname “100 Deadly...
Your gift at work Missouri Victim Advocate Laura Askew is currently helping a family involved in a case that began 18 years ago! That’s when a drunk driver killed a young mother on her son’s first birthday. The judge sentenced...
Facts A car crashed into a gas station Thursday, hitting a fuel pump, sparking a fire and killing a woman who became trapped inside the burning service station, according to WTAE.com. State police believe the driver may have been intoxicated...
Like with any crash, the unexpectedness of the event adds to the tragedy. That’s what Lourdes Salgado sadly discovered with the death of her father. In Houston in 2012, Arnold, a hard-working family man, was returning home from work, a...
Meet Aaron Our names are Fred and Margaret Carrillo. Nearly seven years ago on July 8, 2011, our son, Aaron Carrillo and his friend Jon Cervoni, both 16 years of age, lost their lives to a drunk driver. Aaron and...
  • MADD National President
A JULY TO REMEMBER…………..ALWAYS By Colleen Sheehey-Church Mothers Against Drunk Driving National President I hope you don’t mind if I just give you my heart and soul this month? Often, I aim to have a stiff upper lip … to...