National Impaired Driving Prevention Month
By America's Charities on November 3, 2019
National Impaired Driving Prevention Month encourages families, educators, health care providers, and community leaders to promote responsible decision-making when operating motor vehicles and encourage young people to live free of drugs and alcohol. On average every year, it is estimated that 30 million Americans drive drunk, and 10 million Americans drive impaired by illicit drugs.
In recognition of National Impaired Driving Prevention Month December 1-30, 2019, America's Charities is celebrating the following member who is making a difference in the fight to end the problem of impaired driving.
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Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) - Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver in 1980, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving, drugged driving and underage drinking. MADD also supports drunk and drugged driving victims and survivors. MADD aims to protect families from the threat of drunk or drugged driving. Since the founding of MADD, drunk driving deaths have been decreased by 50% and more than 370,000 lives have been saved and more than 840,000 victims have been served.