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  • June 2018 MADD Remembers 250x
MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We also know how important it is for families to know that their loved ones are not forgotten. We want victims of drunk and drugged driving...
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May is Motorcycle Awareness Month. There were almost 3,000 crashes in Tennessee last year involving a motorcycle, including 134 motorcycle fatalities. MADD Tennessee has seen our share of victims who were killed on motorcycles. One of the most heartbreaking stories...
This year’s recipients of the Dustin Ledford Memorial Scholarship have been announced and were awarded earlier this month. Each year, Danny and Kim Ledford award scholarships to two winners from Cleveland High School, two from Walker Valley High School, and...
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MADD Tennessee is happy to report that we have been granted a one-year extension to pre-sell the minimum 1,000 plates necessary for the state to reinstate the MADD Specialty License plate! The new deadline is June 30, 2019. While that...
It seems appropriate that just after Mother’s Day, we share a story about a mother’s intuition. Martha Miller is the mother of three: her only son and her oldest, Calvin Miller, Jr., and two daughters, Erica and Andrea. On June...
  • May MADD Remembers 2018 web version
MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We also know how important it is for families to know that their loved ones are not forgotten. We want victims of drunk and drugged driving...
MADD Tennessee is one of 13 states nationwide to participate in our Court Monitoring Program in which staff and volunteers go into local courtrooms to ensure drunk and drugged driving cases are prosecuted and adjudicated as the serious crimes they...
In honor of the 2018 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) will launch a nationwide campaign to “Expand the Circle: Reach All Victims” to let all victims of impaired driving and underage drinking incidents know that...
  • Laws requiring all impaired-driving offenders to install alcohol interlocks reduce the number of impaired drivers in fatal crashes by 16 percent.
A new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) says that “laws requiring all impaired-driving offenders to install alcohol interlocks reduce the number of impaired drivers in fatal crashes by 16%.”  This is great news for MADD’s Campaign...
  MADD Tennessee is proud to announce that State Farm Insurance has elected to partner with us for the 7th year in a row!  This year’s generous $20,000 donation will support Power of You(th) programming in Tennessee, our Walk Like...