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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®.

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 cancelled 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.

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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Memorial Sign Erected for Jacob Akers

Instead of celebrating his 26th birthday on January 15, 2018, family and friends gathered for...Read More
January 17, 2018
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Memorial Sign Erected for William Griggs, Kassidy Leonard, and Kimberlynn Griggs

On December 22, 2017, a Memorial Sign was erected in honor of 3 victims killed...Read More
January 17, 2018
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400 Attend 2017 Statewide Night of Remembrance and Awards Ceremony

MADD Tennessee’s 2017 Statewide Night of Remembrance and Awards Ceremony was attended by approximately 400...Read More
January 4, 2018
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January 2018: MADD Remembers

MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We...Read More
December 26, 2017
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Grieving Mom Shares Heartfelt Holiday Poem

One thing we hear frequently from MADD victims and survivors is that coming to MADD...Read More
December 18, 2017

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