Bobby was a one of a kind person. He had beautiful soul and a smile that could light up an entire room. He loved his Marvel Comics, collectibles and was a gifted artist. He could draw anything and make it...
MADD’s mission to prevent underage drinking and drug use is deeply personal to me. My daughter’s life ended when a 17-year-old made the deadly decision to drink alcohol and smoke marijuana – then get behind the wheel of her car....
On August 14, 1997, I was able to witness the birth of my nephew, Damion Michael Henderson. For the next 16 years, 6 months and 23 days, I watched him grow from an infant into a young man. He was...
Making Traffic Enforcement a Priority Thanks to a grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, MADD conducted a two-and-a-half-day summit bringing together law enforcement leadership from across the country in Alexandria, Virginia.  The topic? How to make traffic enforcement...
Drunk Driving is a Violent Crime My daughter didn’t die in an accident. She was killed by a 17-year-old who made a decision to drink alcohol and smoke marijuana before getting in the driver’s seat of her car. For years,...
When one of my family members calls someone a “Cole,” it means something special. It’s family shorthand for calling someone Compassionate, Obedient to God, Loving and Enthusiastic toward life – all such core personality traits of my handsome son Cole,...
The 2019 Walk Like MADD Tampa presented by Burnetti, PA is dedicated to the victims of wrong way impaired driving crashes in Tampa Bay. To some, the wrong way crash is a” buzz term” used by the local media in...
MADD’s Board of Directors has come to an unanimous decision to appoint Adam Vanek as CEO. Throughout his career, he has built a portfolio of transformational achievements in private, public and nonprofit corporations. He has extensive nonprofit experience, previously serving...
While self-driving technology is still rapidly developing, some companies are making great strides in their progress. A recently released info-graphic highlighted companies and the distance their self-driving cars could make before disengagement. Disengagement is when the car’s software detects a...