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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 Nashville VIP Location has been changed as of January 2020.  The new location is now at 53 Century Blvd, 1st Floor Conference Room, Nashville, TN  37214. (posted January 6, 2020)

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 April 2020 Sevierville Victim Impact Panel at the Sevier County Public Library on 408 High Street that was previously scheduled for Wednesday, April 1, 2020, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 15, 2020, due to location availability. (posted January 7, 2020)

NOTICE OF VICTIM SURVIVOR SUPPORT GROUP CANCELLATION:
No current cancellations.

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.

Jim Bower adored his grandson, Dylan. Dylan loved spending time with family and friends and he was very popular, but what really meant something to Jim, was that his grandson made such an effort to reach out to kids that weren’t as popular, letting them know they mattered. “He was always for the underdog,” Jim...

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Why We're Here: Richard "Dylan" Whitaker
This past weekend marked the one year anniversary of the crash that claimed the life of Veronica “Lulu” Lucia Romero. On September 29, 2018, just after 7am, Veronica was on her way to work when a driver who was found to have Xanex and Versed in his system crossed the center line and hit her...

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Why We're Here: Veronica "Lulu" Lucia Romero
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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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Why We’re Here: Richard “Dylan” Whitaker

Jim Bower adored his grandson, Dylan. Dylan loved spending time with family and friends and...Read More
January 16, 2020
  • 3 DUI Arrests Involving Tennessee Schools in Last 3 Months!

Three DUI Arrests of School Personnel at Separate TN School Districts in Last 3 Months

MADD Tennessee is very alarmed to see a third arrest in a three month time...Read More
January 9, 2020
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MADD Tennessee Welcomes Garrett Keith, Administrative Assistant

We are very happy to welcome another new addition to the MADD Tennessee Staff. Garrett...Read More
January 9, 2020
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450 Attend 2019 Night of Remembrance and Awards Ceremony

Approximately 450 people attended the 2019 MADD Tennessee Statewide Night of Remembrance and Awards Ceremony...Read More
December 31, 2019
  • January 2020 MADD Remembers

January 2020: MADD Remembers

MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We...Read More
December 30, 2019
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