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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 VIP 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 VIP CANCELLATION/RESCHEDULE:

  • URGENT:  The Jackson VIP in Madison County has been rescheduled to May 17, 2018 due to an unexpected scheduling conflict with our host location.  
    • If you are currently registered for the April 19 Jackson class, your registration will automatically be moved to May 17th, 2018. If you are unable to attend the rescheduled panel date please call Kevin Wells at 901-458-4800 to move your registration to another class within 7 days of this notice, posted April 19, 2018. If you must complete this class prior to May 17, 2018, you may click here to view classes at other locations before contacting Kevin to let him know which class you prefer to take.

 

  • The Jackson VIP in Madison County originally scheduled for Thursday, June 14, 2018, has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 7, 2018 due to a scheduling conflict with the host location.  (posted April 19, 2018)

Past 2018 VIP Cancellation/Reschedule List

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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The Scheib family has always been very close - even with extended family. Kelly Scheib says that growing up, they did everything together: cookouts, camping, etc. Kelly's older sister, Keri, was the life of the party.

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Why We're Here: Keri Denise Scheib
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Melody was a compassionate 22-year-old with a promising future.  She was a junior at Union University in Jackson, TN, majoring in Elementary Education.  But, she had already been offered a position with Memphis City Schools and Memphis City hospitals to serve as a coordinator setting curriculum for homebound and in-house students in hospitals as soon...

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Why We're Here: Melody Ann Flowers Missildine
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Quarter 2 Court Monitoring Results in Tennessee

MADD Tennessee is one of 13 states nationwide to participate in our Court Monitoring Program...Read More
April 11, 2018
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#My100%PreventableStory

In honor of the 2018 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)...Read More
April 6, 2018
  • Laws requiring all impaired-driving offenders to install alcohol interlocks reduce the number of impaired drivers in fatal crashes by 16 percent.

New Study Confirms All-Offender Ignition Interlock Laws Reduce Impaired Drivers in Fatal Crashes

A new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) says that “laws requiring...Read More
April 4, 2018

State Farms Donates $20,000 to Support MADD Tennessee Programs and Events

  MADD Tennessee is proud to announce that State Farm Insurance has elected to partner...Read More
April 4, 2018
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Memorial Sign Erected for Joshua and Samia

Family and friends gathered on Saturday, March 23, 2018, for a ceremony to unveil a...Read More
March 26, 2018
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