Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Type: Organization
Name: Mothers Against Drunk Driving
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Medical marijuana, relaxing pot laws could pose public safety risk: experts

OTTAWA — As federal leaders talk about potentially loosening pot laws, and more patients take advantage of medical marijuana, some experts are warning Canadian roads could become more dangerous.While quick and effective tests exist for determining whether ... [Published Global News Canada - 13 mins ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Drive sober — and avoid costly consequences

For the life of us, we can’t imagine why anyone in his or her right mind would choose to drive an automobile while impaired by alcohol.But of course the impairment that comes with alcohol consumption brings about poor judgment, which potentially brings ... [Published Sanford Herald - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Nick Coates Memorial Car Show this Weekend

Friends and family of a young man killed by an alleged drunk driver in St. John's last year are hosting another car show this weekend in his memory.27-year-old Nick Coates was riding his motorcycle on Kenmount Road when he was struck by a pickup truck ... [Published VOCM - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

MADD walk, run Sept. 6 in Las Cruces

LAS CRUCES The New Mexico branch of Mothers Against Drunk Driving will host its Walk Like MADD and MADD Dash event at La Llorona Park in Las Cruces on Sept. 6.The event recognizes people who were killed or injured by because of intoxicated driving and ... [Published Silver City Sun-News - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Two-week DUI crackdown in Sacramento area underway

(Aug. 16, 2014) (Aug. 16, 2014) DUI checkpoints sprang up Friday night across Northern California as local police and the joined a national safety campaign.Elk Grove police began the two-week campaign of saturation patrols and DUI checkpoints with a traffic ... [Published KCRA.com - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Woman Accused of Causing Deadly Crash Has Criminal History

FRESNO, Calif. (KMPH) -When you take a closer look at 45-year-old Roberta Sotto's criminal history, some may wonder why she was on the road in the first place.Victoria Flores with the Central Valley Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving says Thursday's ... [Published KMPH Fox 26 - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Avoid the 21 DUI crackdown kicks off Friday>

SELMA, Calif. (KFSN) --A national DUI task force known as Avoid the 21 kicked off their end-of-summer crackdown on Friday. Multiple agencies will be joining forces to look for impaired drivers and get them off the streets."Be responsible. Family members ... [Published KFSN Fresno - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

NCDOT celebrates 20 years of 'Booze It & Lose It'

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is celebrating the 20 th year of the “Booze it & Lose it” anti-drinking and driving campaign.The campaign aims to save lives by generating awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving. It's a partnership ... [Published Triangle Business Journal - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Jury acquits driver in intoxication manslaughter case

BEAUMONT - by Lauren HuetThe defense attorney for Christy Arceneaux says his client was not intoxicated when she hit and killed a bicyclist on MLK in Beaumont in 2011. He says Arceneaux had prescriptions for medication she was taking at the time of the ... [Published KFDM-TV - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

SC Troopers kick off Sober or Slammer campaign

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – This weekend marks the start of the Sober or Slammer campaign. It is a state wide crackdown on drinking and driving. Since Memorial Day, Highway Patrol reports 141 people have been killed on state roadways.There is another ... [Published WMBF - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

DUI arrests are down but MADD not satisifed with new stats

LAS VEGAS (KSNV & MyNews3) -- Thousands of drivers in Las Vegas are arrested for drunk driving every year. The numbers are lower so far this year.This is not just DUI's, alcohol-related deaths are down too.Mothers Against Drunk Driving says it's a good ... [Published My News 3 - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

New initiative ups scrutiny on impaired driving through Aug.

With the kickoff of Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, law enforcement agencies will be extra watchful for drinking and driving violations Friday through Sept. 1.More than a dozen officers, a representative from the Missouri Department of Transportation ... [Published South East Missourian - Aug 14 2014]

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"It is lower than Quebec by, on average, 65-cents a case," Newton said. "What makes that really relevant is that it is even lower than Quebec despite the fact that the Quebec beer commodity taxes are twice as high."
"Seeing the same person come out and be the same violator does get frustrating. Hopefully some of those new programs that they are implementing like the ignition interlock devices become more consistent as far as sentencing and that would help cut down on the repeat offenders" said CHP Officer Matthew Thompson
...risk of allowing open carry demonstrations and rallies to continue," said Shannon Watts , Founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America . "It's impossible for any employee to ascertain the intentions of an individual carrying an assault rifle — and given the potentially deadly outcome of mistaking a criminal for a protester, or vice versa, it is imperative that the largest supermarket retailer in the nation stands up for public safety."
As president, he argued for " tolerance of social drinking .” He was a lobbyist for the American Beverage Institute from 1999 through 2005, according to federal records."

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Medical marijuana, relaxing pot laws could pose... [Published Global News Canada - 13 mins ago]
Ontario’s alcohol retail system questioned agai... [Published Yahoo! Canada - 1 hour ago]
EDITORIAL: Drive sober — and avoid costly conse... [Published Sanford Herald - 10 hours ago]
Shasta County DA: Multiple DUIs won't land you ... [Published KRCR-TV - 18 hours ago]
Nick Coates Memorial Car Show this Weekend [Published VOCM - Aug 19 2014]
‘Booze It & Lose It’ marks 20 years [Published Jefferson Post - Aug 19 2014]
MADD walk, run Sept. 6 in Las Cruces [Published Silver City Sun-News - Aug 18 2014]
4th Annual Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash [Published Tomball Today - Aug 18 2014]
Enter To Win A 2014 Cadillac SRX, A $50,000 Vis... [Published Prlog - Aug 18 2014]
Moms Demand Action Calls On Kroger Family Of St... [Published Street Sweeper - Aug 18 2014]
Moms Demand Action Calls On Kroger Family Of St... [Published Wall Street Select - Aug 18 2014]
‘Dr. Evil’ fuels dogfight between AKC, Humane S... [Published Center For Public Integrity - Aug 18 2014]
Decades old gun control debate reshaped by new ... [Published Center For Public Integrity - Aug 18 2014]
The Sleazy War on the Humane Society [Published Daily Beast - Aug 18 2014]
Despite renewed gun legislation battle, little ... [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Aug 18 2014]
Don’t miss the mother of all walks: fourth annu... [Published Lake Houston Observer - Aug 16 2014]
Two-week DUI crackdown in Sacramento area underway [Published KCRA.com - Aug 16 2014]
Woman Accused of Causing Deadly Crash Has Crimi... [Published KMPH Fox 26 - Aug 16 2014]
Avoid the 21 DUI crackdown kicks off Friday> [Published KFSN Fresno - Aug 16 2014]
Jury acquits driver in intoxication manslaughte... [Published KFDM-TV - Aug 16 2014]
NCDOT celebrates 20 years of 'Booze It & Lose It' [Published Triangle Business Journal - Aug 15 2014]
Labor Day weekend brings DUI crackdown [Published Carroll County News - Aug 15 2014]
Canton cop earns MADD Lifesaver award [Published Livonia Observer - Aug 15 2014]
Mike Veseth, the Wine Economist, on the global ... [Published Harpers - Aug 15 2014]
‘Sober or Slammer’ kicks off [Published Aiken Today - Aug 15 2014]
SC announces drunken driving crackdown [Published Augusta Chronicle - Aug 14 2014]
SC Troopers kick off Sober or Slammer campaign [Published WMBF - Aug 14 2014]
Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace candidate – Gen... [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Aug 14 2014]
A Safe Ride Home: No D.U.I. El Paso gets you there [Published DVIDS - Aug 14 2014]
Enter Today And You Could Win A Trip Down Under... [Published Prlog - Aug 14 2014]
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Meet Elise Stefanik’s hypocritical opponent [Published Power Line - Aug 12 2014]
(Paul Mirengoff) Elise Stefanik is the Republican congressional candidate for the House in New York’s 21st congressional district. Stefanik is a “Power Line Pick.” Her credentials are sterling. She served in the Bush White House as part of the ...
Global Warming Deniers Desperation [Published Ecology Global Network - Aug 06 2014]
Global Warming Deniers get More Desperate by the Day By David Suzuki Image: WoodleyWonderWorks/Creative Commons The Heartland Institute’s recent International Climate Change Conferenc e in Las Vegas illustrates climate change deniers’ desperate ...
States can't navigate red tape to secure federa... [Published Autoblog - Aug 03 2014]
Filed under: Government/Legal , Safety The push to make American roads safer has received its fair share of help from the federal government, thanks to a robust program of highway safety grants that allow state governments to bolster distracted-driving-prevention ...
MADD Colorado Holds Ninth Annual Denver Walk Li... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Aug 01 2014]
DENVER, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Saturday, August 2, more than 1,000 walkers are expected to support Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado at the 9th annual Denver Walk Like MADD® event. The 5K walk route will circle Sloan's ...
CARCHEX Grand Opening Raises $2000 for MADD [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 16 2014]
Proceeds From the Event Benefit Mothers Against Drunk Driving ...
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Maryland Members Of Moms Demand Action Renew Ca... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 26 2014]
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