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charge, advocate for stronger
laws and create a future of No More
Victims®.

Click HERE to register for MADD Victim Impact Panel (VIP) classes.  Click HERE for Frequently Asked Questions about VIP Classes in Tennessee.

NOTICE OF LOCATION CHANGE:
The Nashville VIP Location has been changed as of January 2018.  The new location is now at the Scarritt-Bennett Center at 1008 19th Avenue South in Nashville, TN.

NOTICE OF CANCELLATION/RESCHEDULE:

  • The Columbia VIP in Maury County scheduled for Thursday, January 18, 2018, has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
  • The Ashland City VIP in Cheatham County scheduled for Tuesday, January 16, 2017, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 13, 2018 due to inclement weather.
  • The Juvenile VIP class scheduled for Monday, January 8, 2017, in Knoxville, TN, has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
  • The VIP class scheduled for Monday, November 20, 2017, in Cleveland, TN, has been rescheduled for Monday, December 11, 2017.

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.

When Anne Tuck was pregnant with her daughter, she would go to a nearby brook of water, rub her belly, and sing to her unborn child. “She would always calm down there,” Anne says. It’s why she named her “Brooke.” After Ashley Brooke was born, singing was something they continued to share. She and her...

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Why We're Here: Ashley "Brooke" Jones
After the initial shock of a drunk driving crash, one of the hardest things a family has to deal with is the court process.  There can often be delays before charges are even brought against an offender, as law enforcement works to gather evidence and build a strong case. Then the judicial process itself can...

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Why We're Here: Bob Benedict
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Nick Willhoit was that kid everybody loved.  He grew up in a small town community in Atwood, Tennessee – a place where everybody knew everyone.  He had gone to kindergarten with most of the students in his high school graduating class of about 80.  He had played baseball from the time he was five through...

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Why We're Here: Nick Willhoit
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Why We’re Here: Ashley “Brooke” Jones

When Anne Tuck was pregnant with her daughter, she would go to a nearby brook...Read More
February 21, 2018
  • March MADD Remembers 2018

March 2018: MADD Remembers

MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We...Read More
February 21, 2018

Now Taking Pledges from Those Who Want the MADD Specialty Plate Back

Thanks to the efforts of some dedicated volunteers, MADD has a chance to get our...Read More
February 20, 2018
  • Board of Parole 25th anniversary

Tennessee Board of Parole’s Victim Services Division Celebrates 25 years

MADD Tennessee works with many partners in our mission to eliminate drunk driving, fight drugged...Read More
February 20, 2018
  • one of 13 states nationwide in Court Monitoring web version

Court Monitoring in Tennessee

What happens when impaired driving cases go to court?  Are impaired drivers being held accountable...Read More
February 12, 2018
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