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MADD Victim Impact Panel (VIP) Classes are for offenders (those who have been arrested, charged, and/or convicted of DUI or other alcohol or drug-related offenses) who have been ordered by the court to attend. Click HERE to register for MADD Victim Impact Panel (VIP) classes. Click HERE for Frequently Asked Questions about VIP Classes in Tennessee.

NOTICE OF Victim Impact Panel (VIP) LOCATION CHANGE:

The Knoxville VIP Location has been changed as of July 2019.  The new location is now at Shoreline Church, 9635 Westland Drive, Knoxville, TN  37922. (posted June 10, 2019)

NOTICE OF VIP CANCELLATION/RESCHEDULE:

The Sevierville VIP scheduled for Wednesday, August 7, 2019, has been RESCHEDULED for Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at the same time and location, due to a scheduling conflict. We deeply apologize for any inconvenience.  If you were previously registered for the August 7 class, your registration has been automatically moved to August 14.  Just show up on August 14.  If you were previously registered for the August 7 class and CANNOT attend the August 14 class, please email tn.state@madd.org BEFORE August 14 for one complimentary rescheduled class of your choice. (posted Aug 9, 2019)

The Knoxville VIP scheduled for Monday, August 5, 2019, has been RESCHEDULED for Thursday, August 8, 2019, at the same time and location, due to a scheduling conflict at the host location. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you are currently registered for the August 5 class, your registration will automatically be moved to August 8. Just show up on August 8. If you are currently registered for the August 5 class and CANNOT attend the August 8 class, please email tn.state@madd.org BEFORE August 5 for one complimentary rescheduled class of your choice. (posted July 29, 2019)

NOTICE OF VICTIM SURVIVOR SUPPORT GROUP CANCELLATION:
The East TN monthly Victim Survivor Support Group originally scheduled for Monday, July 8 at 6pm has been CANCELLED.  If you are interested in an online option, please email jami.wilson@madd.org.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  (posted June 25, 2019)

The West TN monthly Victim Survivor Support Group originally scheduled for Tuesday, July 9 at 6pm has been CANCELLED.  If you are interested in an online option, please email kara.lonsway@madd.org.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  (posted June 25, 2019)

INCIDENTS A DAY

Adults drank too much and drove about 121 million times per year-over 300,00 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.

Nicolas Townsend Read had an incredible depth of faith and love for God, country, and family. He knew what he wanted and he wasn’t afraid to chase his dreams. At 17, in addition to playing soccer, he was actively involved in the Portland High School Panther Nation club and Young Marines. He planned to join...

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Why We're Here: Nick Townsend Read
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Michael Campbell was deeply grounded in his faith. He had a strong work ethic and worked hard to provide for his wife, Melinda, and three sons, Dylan, Colin, and Cameron, as the sales manager of a local car dealership. But he also loved music and was a part-time musician who, as Melinda says, “had set...

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Why We're Here: Michael Wayne Campbell
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Joshua A. Guillén Lopez was his mama’s world.  An only son, he was a hard worker who started working the day he turned 16, paying his own cell phone bill, internet, and giving his mom money to help with water or electric bills.  He was a generous kid, often taking his mom and/or others out...

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Why We're Here: Joshua A. Guillén Lopez
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Samia Lucas was a beautiful girl with a promising future. She had just begun her freshman year at Austin Peay University in Clarksville, Tennessee, majoring in Occupational Therapy, and was set to start working part-time at a local restaurant. She loved to travel and had recently told her mother she was interested in a program...

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Why We're Here: Samia Lucas
This month, Stephanie (Brown) Kuehl should have had her 46th birthday with her 21-old-daugher, Zadie, and her 19-year-old son, Thomas, by her side. And though, 46 isn’t typically a “big” celebration, it’s another reminder of the normal, every day, little and big celebrations of which the Brown and Kuehl families have been robbed… It was...

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Why We're Here: Stefanie and Zadie Kuehl
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