Essay Titled 'Mothers against Drunk Driving,

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Mothers against Drunk Driving Introduction Mothers against drunk driving also known as MADD is an organization that was founded on September 5th 1980. This lobbying group was founded by a mother whose daughter was killed in an accident caused by a drunk driver. Its original mission or purposes as declared in its incorporation article were to assist the victims of crimes performed by individuals driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, and the families of the victims, and also to increase people's awareness towards the problem caused by driving under the influence. Today, the mission of this organization is "The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking." MADD's work has saved nearly 300,000 lives to date ADDIN EN.CITE Fell J.C.19959(Fell J.C. & data, 1995)9910Fell J.C., NHTSA FARS dataC.N. Kloeden,A. J. McLean "What's New in Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety in the U.S.?" National Highway Traffic Safety Administration13th Conference, International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety, ICADTS, NHMRC Road Accident Research Unit329-335 T95,1995University of Adelaide, Australia( HYPERLINK l "_ENREF_2" o "Fell J.C., 1995 #9" Fell J.C. & data, 1995) Intentions and goals MADD, a non-profit organization, works to protect people and families from the effects of drunk driving and drinking by underage people. With the help of others who would want a safer

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