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  • Tyler Head Memorial Bridge cropped 300x250
After 20 year-old Tyler Head was killed by a drunk driver in 2012, his family bought the farm he had always dreamed of owning.  It was a way to honor him and keep him close.  Now, not far from the...
  • Dustin Ledford cropped 300x250
Dustin Ledford had a contagious smile! His mother, Kim, says that’s what she remembers most about him. A handsome athlete, he enjoyed four wheeling, camping, swimming, and any kind of water sport, but he LOVED baseball! Family was important to...
  • July 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...
  • 2017 TITAN stats for TN crashes injuries fatalities 250x
Drunk and drugged driving are 100% preventable....
  • Bobby Russell Jr web version
Isaiah Neal was awarded the Bobby Russell Scholarship Award last month. The award is given in honor of Bobby Russell, Jr., an off-duty firefighter who was killed in 1995 by an impaired driver while working in his yard. The scholarship...
  • 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...
  • Brandon kissing Jenilyn
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...
  • MADD plate with 0000 web version
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...