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Windsor drivers getting message about drunk driving: MADD

2019/05/20|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CTV Windsor May 20, 2019 Windsor police screened 300 drivers during the long weekend and didn’t find one impaired. The RIDE program was held in the city at two locations Friday night heading into Saturday. The community leader of Mothers Against Drunk Driving in Windsor was pleased with the outcome. Chaouki Hamka says impaired driving [...]

Do Your Holiday Long Weekend Plans Include a Sober Ride Home?

2019/05/15|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians count down to the Victoria Day long weekend, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are urging everyone to make sober transportation part of their holiday celebrations. “We wish everyone a wonderful holiday weekend and, most importantly, a safe one,” said MADD Canada Chief Executive Officer Andrew Murie. “If [...]

Ride-sharing giant Uber launches in Regina

2019/05/15|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Regina Leader-Post May 15, 2019 The wait is finally over after ride-sharing giant Uber officially launched in Regina on Wednesday afternoon. “We’ve been waiting for this day for a long, long time and I know that council and all Regina residents are really, really pleased to finally have ride-share here and have Uber here,” said Mayor Michael [...]

Uber launches in Regina bringing more choice, competition

2019/05/15|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

980 CJME May 15, 2019 Uber launched in Regina on Wednesday and entered its second market in Saskatchewan, three months after it first launched in Saskatoon. Users of the ridesharing service can now download the Uber app on their smartphones and hail rides at the tap of a button. Before hailing a ride, users must download [...]

Cornwall man charged with drunk driving after police received complaints

2019/05/15|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

The Guardian May 14, 2019 A 22-year-old Cornwall man has been arrested and charged with impaired driving after Charlottetown police received two separate complaints. Charlottetown Police Services responded to a complaint of a possible impaired driver at a business on University Avenue at 5:28 p.m. on May 13. The complainant indicated that the male driver [...]

‘You don’t want to be one’: Estevan sign campaign shining light on impaired driving

2019/05/14|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CTV Regina May 14, 2019 Ten signs have recently popped up around the city of Estevan with a simple message: “Impaired driver caught here.” Connie Hagel with Estevan’s chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving says she hopes the signs send the message that impaired drivers are being caught in the community, regardless of where they [...]

‘Impaired driver caught here’: Signs aim to deter drunk driving in Sask. city

2019/05/14|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CTV News Regina May 14, 2019 A Mothers Against Drunk Driving chapter is putting up big arrow signs that read “Impaired driver caught here” all around Estevan, Sask., which police and supporters hope will deter drunk driving. Police in Estevan are hoping the new tactic will help reduce the city’s and province’s troubling impaired driving [...]

Sixteen Police Officers To Be Honoured For Their Work To Reduce Impaired Driving At First Nick Coates Awards

2019/05/09|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

St. John’s, NL – For many victims of impaired driving, when they hear about an impaired driver being caught, it is about much more than a charge or a sanction. It is about a potential crash being averted. It is about someone being spared a devastating injury. It is about a family not having to [...]

Alexa’s Team Honours British Columbia Police Officers For Taking Impaired Drivers Off Roads And Highways

2019/05/09|Categories: National Media Release|Tags: |

British Columbia – Alexa’s Team welcomes more members today as RCMP and Municipal police officers are recognized for their dedication and efforts to take impaired drivers off the roads. Alexa’s Team pays tribute to the dedicated RCMP and Municipal police officers who make an extraordinary contribution to reducing the number of drivers affected by alcohol [...]

MADD Canada Partners with LCBO on #GetHomeSafely Campaign Ahead of May Long Weekend

2019/04/29|Categories: Provincial Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – In advance of the May long weekend and unofficial kick off to summer, MADD Canada is partnering with the LCBO to promote sober driving and raise funds for the charity’s youth services, public awareness and education programs. The #GetHomeSafely prompted donation campaign kicks off May 2 and runs until May 19 in [...]