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Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s
advocates and staff work tirelessly
to support victims at no
charge, advocate for stronger
laws and create a future of No More
Victims®.

INCIDENTS A DAY

Adults drank too much and drove about 121 million times per year-over 300,000 incidents of drinking and driving a day.

DEATHS A YEAR

That’s 28 deaths every day and one death every 51 minutes. Each and every one of them 100% preventable

INJURIES PER YEAR

290,000 injuries per year means exponentially more friends, family members and loved ones, unnecessarily effected by this preventable crime

THE HUMAN TOLL

Drunk Driving comes with a cost - and it is one that robs us of mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, spouses and friends. Meet the people behind the statistics.

February 7, 2007 was the day that forever changed Karen Mertes’ life path. Karen, a Lieutenant Colonel serving in the United States Air Force, was driving the speed limit on the interstate when she was struck from behind by a drunk driver traveling over 100 mph. He had a blood alcohol level of nearly three...

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Karen Mertes

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Take Part in the Red Pumpkin Project

Halloween is one of the deadliest DUI Holidays. Join us to spread awareness by displaying...Read More
October 22, 2018

Annual Candlelight Vigil

MADD helps survivors survive. We’re a hand to hold, an ear to listen, and a...Read More
October 22, 2018

Strike Out Drunk Driving with MADD

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August 8, 2018

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