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  • 1. Volunteer Group in Toronto
    Mother Against
    Drunken Driver
  • 2. MADD Toronto
    Mothers Against Drunk Driving
    a non-profit, grassroots organization that is committed to stopping impaired driving and to supporting the victims of this violent crime since 1990
  • 3. Who joins?
    Anyone who is willing to stop impaired driving and to support the victims of this violent crime
  • 4. Why is the group in existence?
    MADD Canada was formed in 1990 to create a national network of victims and concerned citizens working to stop impaired driving and to support victims of this violent crime
    Impaired driving is the number one cause of death in 16-20 year olds
    Approximately 40% of deaths and injuries on the roads are caused by drinking drivers
  • 5. How does the group’s work relate to the larger role of municipal government?
    Offer support services to victims, heighten awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving, and to save lives and prevent injuries on our roads
    Stand up against impaired driving, help victims of this violent crime, and keep our streets safe
    So that other cops or government people can focus on another issues of province
  • 6. What challenges has the group encountered in the pursuit of their work?
    About 69,000 Canadians impacted by impaired drivers annually and that is too big number to cover all
    Need more people to help the community because there are too many drunken people
  • 7. What benefit does the group bring to the community?
    Approximately 40% of deaths and injuries on the roads are caused by drinking driversthey help to reduce the amount of the accidents
    Cops are not enough to take all of the drunken drivers in the road they would help raise awareness about the dangers of impaired driving and help make our communities and roadways safer
    They can make their communities’ roads safer and lend a hand to victims and their families