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Do you work in law enforcement, a hospital or medical facility, school, or some other agency that comes in contact with victims of impaired driving or underage drinking consequences?  MADD Tennessee has free posters available to let folks know about...
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On March 14, 2017, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) released our second annual Ignition Interlock Report. An interlock is a device about the size of a cell phone that is wired into the ignition system of a vehicle. If an interlock...
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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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We are excited to announce that State Farm has just approved MADD Tennessee as a grant recipient for the sixth year in a row! This year’s 2017 grant of $30,000 brings the total amount of funding from State Farm in...
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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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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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A new law in Tennessee is tougher on offenders and supports victims by providing greater justice in Vehicular Homicide cases. The law eliminates the option for judges to sentence an offender in a Vehicular Homicide case to a term of...
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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...
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Drew Missildine was a sweet little 3-year-old boy who loved Elmo and Jesus!  He adored his Sunday School teacher, Miss Imogene.  He would tell her, “Miss I’gene, your gorgeous!”  When his mom, Melody, was working on a project at church, Drew...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released 2015 holiday crash stastics revealing a surprising revelation.  Of eight holidays tracked, Halloween topped the list in 2015—ABOVE New Year’s Eve to New Year’s Day—with 90 drunk driving deaths.  Furthermore those 90...