Each year, nearly 13,500 people are killed in traffic crashes involving a driver with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or above and nearly 17,500 people have died in alcohol-related traffic crashes. In Missouri, there were 380 drunk driving fatalities and 500 alcohol-related traffic crashes.
MADD has helped save more than 330,000 lives since its founding 1980. With approximately 400 offices nationwide, licensees in Australia, Canada, Japan, Puerto Rico and Sweden and 2 million members and supporters, MADD is the premier grassroots organization working to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking. For more information, visit http://www.madd.org or call 1-800-GET-MADD.
MADD CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES
Thursday, Sept. 6 Opening Dinner: Where the Spirit of MADD
takes Flight - Majestic Ballroom
E & D - 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Fly on the wings of MADD's spirit with an
uplifting tribute to MADD volunteers and
law enforcement partners. These
innovators embody the spirit of MADD who
have blazed new trails in their dedication
to save lives and prevent injuries.
Officers in attendance are encouraged to
wear their uniform to this dinner that is
in their honor.
Speakers: Glynn R. Birch, MADD National
President Jim Champa
|SOURCE Mothers Against Drunk Driving|
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