Posts filed under: Drunk Driving

Holiday forecasters are calling the Wednesday before Thanksgiving the worst travel day in nearly a decade. A surge in long-distance travelers combined with the cultural phenomenon known as “Blackout Wednesday” could also make it one of the deadliest on our...
Daniel was a sweet and compassionate man. He was known for working on trucks, for his natural talent and his skills that grew larger than he could imagine. He was the kind of person that finished whatever he started and...
Heavy traffic on the roads is no fun, but it’s a part of life. There are times when the roads are clear and times when vehicles are at a standstill. And then there’s Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving weekend, which the National Highway...
New data released this week by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offer some hope to those of us in the fight to eliminate drunk driving. In 2018, drunk driving deaths fell for the second year in a row and...
It’s October. The sun is setting earlier every day and when daylight saving time ends, we’ll lose an hour of daylight overnight. October 20 – 26 is National Teen Driver Safety Week and whether your teens are new drivers or...
Fall is here, which means the holiday season is approaching and there will be parties for every holiday. This October, MADD’s Power of You(th)®, program reminds teens that there are many myths associated with underage drinking. Power of You(th) is...
Erica was always known for her big heart. It touched so many people, near and far. She had a contagious smile and a beautiful soul that was one of a kind. Erica’s love for family and friends was very important...
As any rideshare driver can tell you, Halloween is a busy night. There are cars everywhere filled with people going out. Kids are trick-or-treating through the neighborhoods, sometimes zigzagging from one side of the street to the other. Some parents...
Five years after a drunk and drugged driver killed my 16-year-old daughter, I went to work in the school system where she’d been a student. I was a college advisor, but as a volunteer victim advocate for MADD, my two...
MADD interviewed Stephen’s dad, Michael DiPatri and his stepmom, Linda DiPatri. Stephen DiPatri: The Adrenaline Junkie Stephen DiPatri lived life to the fullest. He enjoyed taking risks even at a young age. When he saw a warning not to try...