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Scroll down for a link to the committee currently up for review of this bill so you can contact them to ask for their vote in favor of the bill. Why do we need this BUI bill? Boating Under the...
  • MADD Tennessee 2019 Legislative Report
(Updated June 4, 2019) Our MADD team worked very hard this session on several pieces of legislation designed to improve DUI law and save lives.  We are happy to report that we had some successes with much needed changes to...
MADD Tennessee is supporting several pieces of legislation for the 2019 session that we believe will improve DUI laws and save lives in Tennessee. We recently conducted a “Facebook Live Conversation: MADD 2019 Legislative Efforts” in which we discussed these...
  • 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...
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A new law SB0384/HB0397 requiring drivers licenses for drivers under age 21 to be formatted vertically, passed unanimously in the Senate in March and passed in the House on May 9, 2017, by a vote of 83-1.  It now heads to the...
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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...
MADD East TN hosted an East TN Round Table Discussion on Friday, October 7, 2016, in Jacksboro, TN.  Attendees from the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office, the 8th Judicial District D.A.’s Office, the Tennessee Highway Patrol, SMART Start, the Allies for...
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) announced its “2016 Legislators of the Year” and recognized nine Tennessee legislators for their leadership in the General Assembly to stop drunk driving.  These Tennessee Legislators of the Year and their accomplishments: Senator John Stevens...