Posts filed under: Drunk Driving

March 18, 2018 changed our lives forever. It was 8:50 am on a Sunday morning when the phone rang. It was an unknown number from Los Angeles, CA and knowing that it was 5:50 am in California, I felt I...
Five seconds.  Your life can be forever changed in as little as five seconds.  Shattered…and no matter how hard you try, you can’t put the pieces back together in the same way.  Little pieces of you are lost in the...
The report card is out. For the sixth time since the launch of our Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving in 2006, we rate all 50 states and the District of Columbia on laws proven to reduce drunk driving and save...
Last month, MADD featured Ohio mechanic and businessman Daniel Toops. Click here to read Toops’ story. On Nov. 28, 2013, Toops died in a drunk driving crash. Four other people were in the vehicle that night. Rick Thompson, a friend of...
Submitted by April Ricci of MADD Rhode Island. Who was Tommy? Let me start this by being honest with you. I do not usually do something like this. Talking or writing about this is not my comfort zone. But I...
As Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) looks ahead to 2020, it is also looking back on a year of legislative victories that brought us closer to a future of No More Victims. From adding Kentucky and New Jersey to a...
Two of the most celebrated dates in December – Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve – are also among the most dangerous. In 2018, drunk driving crashes claimed 108 lives in those two days alone, accounting for nearly half of...
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...