Making a Difference

Blog articles on Sobering Up that highlight how people and programs are making a difference in the fight against drunk driving and alcohol crime.

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Making a Difference: Michigan Takes DUI Fight to the Urinals

The Michigan Office for Highway Safety Planning (MOHSP) has announced a new program designed to prompt drunk drivers...

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Making a Difference: NHTSA Recognizes Top Highway Safety Advocates for 2012

On June 15th and the 30th Annual Lifesavers Conference in Orlando, NHTSA  Administrator David Strickland presented the agency’s...

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Law Enforcement Making a Difference: Ten Years Later, a Drunk Driver Thanks His Arresting Officer

Anyone involved in law enforcement and corrections knows the angry side of offenders–especially offenders dealing with substance abuse...

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Making a Difference: Small Town Maine Walks to End Domestic Violence

We Walk Like MADD, we Race for a Cure, and we also walk for electronic monitoring. At least that’s...

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Do Mock Car Crashes Deter Teen DUIs?

On any beautiful spring day, students at U.S. high schools are often subjected to the horrific scenes of...

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Celebrating This Weekend? MADD Tips on How to Spot a Drunk Driver

With the Memorial Day weekend fast approaching, many Americans will spend their long weekend under the warm sun,...

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NJ Officer Luca Piscatelli is Honored for Making a Difference in the DUI Fight

A candlelit procession, in which family members carried photos of loved ones lost, preceded speeches by law enforcement...

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NTSB’s Reaching Zero, Day 2: Eliminating Substance-Impaired Driving

Day 2 of the National Traffic Safety Board's groundbreaking 'Reaching Zero' event features a number of renowned panelists...

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NTSB’s ‘Reaching Zero’ Forum: Day 2

Stephen K. Talpins, CEO of NPAMC; Matthew Mitchell, Director of Industry Relations for Alcohol Monitorng Systems, Inc.; and...

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Sobering Up the UK Proves Difficult, but Not Impossible

Can advertising campaigns sponsored by the alcohol beverage industry promote responsible drinking? Early indications show that such campaigns...