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Your Heart on Art is a non-profit organization created to help hurting individuals. No art experience is necessary to participate in these types of classes. I have attended several and the classes are a different way, an alternative outlet, to...
MADD Victim Services supports bereaved victims and injury survivors who are left to deal with the aftermath of a drunk or drugged driving crash or an underage drinking incident. We consider a victim or survivor to be: • An individual...
  • Chris Conatser
FOX 17 News interviewed MADD Upper Cumberland volunteer, Aline Skelley, whose brother Chris Conatser was killed in 1993 at the age of 23 by a repeat offender drunk driver.  The story discusses how the investigation uncovered repeat offenders in Tennessee...
  • Kathy holding Cole's picture
MADD Tennessee victims, volunteers, and staff celebrated a very important event on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, as Governor Bill Haslam signed the long-awaited Victim Photo Life Bill into law.  Until now, in trials where a defendant faced any form of...
To kick off MADD’s 35th Anniversary Conference in Washington, D.C., nearly 400 MADD volunteers and staff attended the global unveiling of the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) test vehicle on Thursday, June 4, 2015. The Honorable Mark Rosekind,...
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MADD was in support of several bills that passed in the latest Tennessee legislative session that adjourned on April 22, 2015. HB0042/SB1315 – Probation and Parole:  sponsored by Representative William Lamberth (R) and Senator Randy McNally (R).   This bill, as enacted,...
  • 2013 Tennessee Impaired Driving Crash Statistics
The Department of Safety and Homeland Security reports that there were 352 Impaired Driving Fatalities in Tennessee in 2013, accounting for 35.38% of crash fatalities across the state.  There were also 5,506 injuries due to impaired driving crashes and a total of 8,563 impaired driving crashes overall in the...