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Mothers Against Drunk Driving

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  • MADD celebrates police officers for DUI arrests made

    At a luncheon Thursday afternoon, Mothers Against Drunk Driving celebrated Orange County police officers who have made a significant dent in drunk driving incidents and likely saved lives. Among those recognized were several Newport-Mesa police...
  • Senators outraged at DUI checkpoint apps, officers not so much

    Senators outraged at DUI checkpoint apps, officers not so much
    If drivers are looking for speed zones and DUI checkpoints, there's an app for that but maybe not for long. A group of four Democratic Senators say cell phone apps that pinpoint the location of DUI checkpoints through GPS are a "menace to the road"...
  • MADD's fourth annual walk set for May 7

    The Orange County chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is gearing up for its fourth annual fundraising walk in Huntington Beach. The event, Walk Like MADD, is scheduled for May 7 at Pacific Coast Highway and Beach Boulevard, said chapter Executive...
  • Who killed Jack Wheeler?

    Who killed Jack Wheeler?
    The final, haunting images of Jack Wheeler come from surveillance cameras in various corners of Wilmington, Del. He shuffles through a parking garage and a downtown office building. He can't find his car and says someone stole his briefcase. He limps...
  • Witten Helps Tackle Teen Drinking

    Witten Helps Tackle Teen Drinking
    Congress declared April 21, 2011 as PowerTalk 21 day, a national day urging parents to talk to their teens about the risks and dangers of underage drinking. With more than 6,000 deaths of young people each year due to underage alcohol consumption,...
  • O.C. underage drinking being discussed

    After a survey showed that at least half of all Newport Beach eleventh-graders had at least one drink in a 30-day period, members of the community plan to come together April 28 to discuss the dangers of and ways to prevent underage drinking. The...
  • Testimony: Irvine cheerleader was breathing after car wreck

    NEWPORT BEACH — A 14-year-old cheerleader clung to life with the faintest pulse after a man accused of drunk driving plowed into the car she was riding in over Memorial Day weekend, a witness testified Thursday in the Harbor Justice Center. A...
  • Drunk Gummies: Teens soaking gummy bears in vodka to get a buzz

    Drunk Gummies: Teens soaking gummy bears in vodka to get a buzz
    It's one of the most popular candies on the market and a favorite of young children and teens -- gummy bears. Now a lot of teens are using them to get a buzz. In a YouTube video, a woman is seen mixing gummy bears with vodka, and teens are using the...
  • Texas House Working to Stop Repeat DWI Offenders

    Texas House Working to Stop Repeat DWI Offenders
    Twelve years ago, Richardson resident Meredith Fisherman was hit by a drunk driver. Today, she and thousands of other victims with MADD are urging Texas lawmakers to approve stricter penalties for drunk driving offenders. House Bill would require all...
  • Industry group attacks Humane Society leader in Fort Lauderdale to promote book

    Industry group attacks Humane Society leader in Fort Lauderdale to promote book
    The Center for Consumer Freedom, an organization that has attacked Mothers Against Drunk Driving, anti-obesity campaigns and other threats to the business interests of its corporate contributors, doesn’t want you to go to a book signing Tuesday...
  • MADD Moves to Ease Drunk Driving Penalties

    MADD Moves to Ease Drunk Driving Penalties
    Research has shown Harris County has the highest rate of alcohol related traffic deaths among large counties nationwide and, in recent years, Texas has had more drunk driving deaths than any other state. But now, Mothers Against Drunk Driving is trying...
  • Bill helps DWI offenders avoid jail time, MADD supports the measure

    Bill helps DWI offenders avoid jail time, MADD supports the measure
    Alcohol-related arrests have become all too common. Some involved deadly accidents, but most DWI arrests don't involve death and many just clog the court system, according to Tarrant county assistant DA and Chief of the misdemeanor division Richard...