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Topic - Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is a nonprofit organization in the United States that seeks to stop drunk driving, support those affected by drunk driving, prevent underage drinking, and overall push for stricter alcohol policy. The Irving, Texas–based organization was founded in 1980 in California by Candice Lightner after her 13-year-old daughter was killed by a drunk driver. - Source: Wikipedia
The chairman of the House transportation committee said Thursday he wants to make sure a federal roadside survey on drinking and drugged driving is being conducted appropriately after motorists complained about being forced off the road and asked to provide breath, blood and saliva samples.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving gave Illinois a top rating for the state's efforts against drunken driving.
Orange cones and flashing police lights confronted Ricardo Nieves as he rounded a bend on the way to his mother's house. Before he knew what was going on, Nieves said, a man working for a government contractor stepped in front of his car and forced him to turn into a parking lot. There, a woman repeatedly tried to question him about his driving habits and asked for a mouth swab that would detect the presence of illegal or prescription drugs in his system.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving is giving Wisconsin a failing grade, saying the state doesn't do enough to deter people from driving drunk or to clamp down on people with repeated offenses.
Bars could bars stay open past 2 a.m. if cities and towns want, under a bill advanced Friday in the Colorado House.
Chattanooga police are stepping up traffic enforcement after a report showing fatal traffic accidents increased last year.
A federal attempt to lower driving-under-the-influence blood alcohol limits is falling flat in the states and even groups like Mothers Against Drunk Driving are not advocating for it.
There is a man in Massachusetts who was ordered deported from the United States in 1992. He was subsequently arrested in 2011 for driving under the influence. He admitted that the government had enough evidence to convict him, yet he somehow got a Massachusetts judge to continue his case for a year without a finding. Look out, Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Could this signal the start of a trend in intoxicated-driving sentencing?
At least three Prince George's County sheriff's deputies recently charged with offenses related to drunken driving are on the job, although their police powers have been suspended while their cases are investigated.
It is so predictable that only the amusingly named Center for Consumer Freedom, which complains about Mothers Against Drunk Driving, minimum wage, environmental protection, and human and animal welfare groups, could possibly object to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' (PETA) recent efforts to promote the ever-growing vegetarian food industry and make the world a kinder place for turkeys (Inside the Beltway: "Vegetarians have a squawk," Nov. 21).