Two well-known organizations, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD), were established to educate others about the dangers of drinking and driving.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is a grass roots, non-profit organization that emerged from tragedy in 1980. MADD started with a loosely assembled group of brokenhearted mothers. Today, it is the largest crime victim's association organization in the world with more two (2) million members and supporters.
MADD's mission is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violet crime and prevent underage drinking. MADD is about committed spirits and determined volunteers. It is the embodiment of victim support and assistance. Due to MADD's inception, alcohol-related traffic fatalities have declined 43%. Still, however, alcohol-related deaths are again on the rise and underage drinking levels have reached a plateau. Now more than ever, MADD needs our help keeping our roadways safe and supporting victims of this violent crime. "We are always looking for creative ways to educate people on alcohol impairment and illustrate ways it can ultimately affect our ability to drive,