Mother’s Against Drunk Driving California: Oppose AB 2147 Decriminalizing Drunk Driving Elena Perez
Table of Content1. Proposal2. California: Oppose AB 2147 Decriminalizing Drunk Driving3. MADD Campaign4. Benefits5. How You Can Help6. MADD Take Action
ProposalThe California MADD program,should take proper action to informcitizens that it is important tooppose the state law, California:Oppose AB 2147 DecriminalizingDrunk Driving.
California: Oppose AB 2147 Decriminalizing Drunk DrivingDecriminalizing drunk driving: a means of effectivepunishment. Punishment for drunk drivers is a sentence of 2 years of probation or weekends in jail. Licenses may be taken for only 90 days not for drunk driving but for the administrative offense of having been in charge of a motor vehicle wisth a BAC exceeding a tolerated limit. License is often taken for a longer period (such as a year) if a person suspected of drunk driving refuses to cooperate in a chemical test for alcohol.
MADD CampaignMADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Drivingfocuses on 3 important steps we can all take todayto stop drunk driving tomorrow:1. Support our heroes.2. Sober to start.3. Secure the future.
BenefitsAfter just 5 years of campaigning: 17 states have mandatory all-offender ignition interlock laws, up from only 1 state. All 50 states now have some form of ignition interlock law, up from 45. Advanced in-vehicle alcohol detection technology is no longer just a concept, now in its second phase of development.
How can YOU help?① How to Spot a Drunk Driver: help protect your family by looking for signs of intoxication among other motorists② If You See a Drunk Driver: we witness these drivers on the road, weaving in & out of lanes or traveling down a highway going the wrong direction. Pull over and call 911.③ Take Action: advocate for change!④ Give the Gift: become a Designated Driver. The safest ride home is with a sober driver.⑤ Safe Party Tips: Social Responsibility is the phrase encompasses everything from planning the party menu to assessing how guests will get home safely once the party is over.
MADD: Take Action Advocate for Change!!It takes only TWO MINUTES, but the impact can last aLIFETIME.Click below to see what legislative activities MADD isspearheading in your state.http://www.madd.org/get-involved/take-action/