Mother’S Against Drunk Driving

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Mother’S Against Drunk Driving

  1. 1. MOTHER’S AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING<br />
  2. 2. MADDMOTHER’S AGAINST DRUNK DRIVERS<br />Founded by a mother who lost her daughter in a crash, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking.  MADD also supports drunk driving victims and survivors – serving one person every 10 minutes – at no charge. <br />
  3. 3. Arizona Drunk Driving Statistics<br />Fact: A total of 41,059 total traffic fatalities were recorded in the US in 2007. Of those, an estimated 12,998 (over 31% were drunk drivers (Blood Alcohol Concentration above .08).<br />Fact: On average, someone is killed by a drunk driver in the US every 40 minutes.<br />http://www.alcoholalert.com/stop-the-madness.html<br />
  4. 4. Pratt College Breathalyzer<br />College Breathalyzer<br />Policy Type: <br />Administrative Policy<br />Policy Number: 600-06<br />Adoption Date: October 3, 2006<br />Review Date: February 14, 2011<br />Revision Date: October 3, 2006<br />http://prattcc.edu/1316-college-breathalyzer<br />
  5. 5. Statistics<br />This year, 10,839 people will die in drunk-driving crashes - one every 50 minutes.<br />(NHTSA, 2009) Full cite: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. ?2008 Traffic Safety Annual Assessment ? Highlights? DOT 811 172. Washington DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2009. http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/811172.pdf<br />
  6. 6. Nana Kwasi “Nabby” Baffour-Awuah, January 1, 2011, Luther College<br />Nana was found unresponsive on a Saturday morning in the snow on the baseball diamond at Luther College and subsequently lost his life.  He had recently left a party at a nearby residence.  Toxicology results indicated a blood alcohol level of .174 and a trace amount of THC (marijuana) in Nana’s system.<br />http://compelledtoact.com/Tragic_listing/Main_listing_Spring_2011.htm<br />
  7. 7. Matt Crozier, 20, January 5, 2011, University of Pennsylvania<br />Matt lost his life after falling 30 feet between floors at a New Year's Eve party inside a University o Pennsylvania fraternity house.  Matt, a student of John Carroll University, was visiting a friend.  Alcohol was found in the house the night of Matt's death, despite the fraternity's self-promotion as a dry chapter.<br />Accident- drinking associated<br />
  8. 8. Ashley Cowie, 21, January 9, 2011, Florida State University<br />Ashley was accidentally shot by an intoxicated fellow student who was displaying his rifle.   After a desperate, but tragically, futile attempt at revival by Ashley’s twin sister, Amy, Ashley lost her life.   Ashley’s father subsequently was instrumental in halting the Florida’s legislature’s attempt to allow students to possess weapons on campus, one of several states considering such a questionable move.<br />
  9. 9. Jeffery Bordeaux Jr., 20, January 15, 2011, University of Rochester<br />Jeffrey lost his life when he became involved in an altercation and was stabbed to death.  He was at a fraternity party when the alteration occurred.   Tests determined Jeffrey’s blood alcohol content to be .08.<br />http://compelledtoact.com/Tragic_listing/Main_listing_Spring_2011.htm<br />
  10. 10. Gabrielle E. Acevedo, 21, February 4, 2011, Nazareth College<br />Gabrielle lost her life two weeks after being seriously injured in an automobile accident.  The 20 year-old student driver was cited for driving while intoxicated.   Three other student passengers were injured. A breath test on the driver revealed a blood-alcohol content of 0.16 percent.  The driver admitted to police to have consumed two shots of Jägermeister, an alcoholic liqueur, mixed with Red Bull.<br />
  11. 11. Alan Sun-Long Lin, February 5, 2011, UC Riverside<br />Alan disappeared after leaving a Bar and Grill about 1 a.m.  He was found floating in Newport Harbor eight days later. Test showed Alan’s blood alcohol content ranged from .16% to .19%.<br />http://compelledtoact.com/Tragic_listing/Main_listing_Spring_2011.htm<br />

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