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P.A. police officers recognized for efforts to stop impaired drivers

2020/12/17|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Prince Albert Now December 17, 2020 Two Prince Albert Police Service (PAPS) officers received recognition last week for their efforts to stop impaired driving. Const. Rob Lindsay and Const. Nicholas Danyliuk received the Van de Vorst Family Award for Excellence in Prevention from MADD Canada. Karen Anthony-Burns from MADD Prince Albert presented Lindsay with his [...]

MADD begins Christmas campaign in Kelowna

2020/12/17|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Global News December 17, Holiday season has arrived and with it the risk of drinking and driving. Kelowna RCMP wants to remind the public its December counter-attack program is in full swing. “We are out there and we are patrolling,” said Cpl. Jocelyn Noseworthy, a Kelowna RCMP officer. “Our officers are out in force, throughout the [...]

North Okanagan woman previously involved in fatal crash fined $2K for new drunk driving charges

2020/08/22|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Info News.ca August 22, 2020 A Coldstream woman who had careless driving charges against her dropped following a crash that killed a four-year-old girl in Calgary, has been fined $2,000 for drunk driving in Vernon. At the Vernon courthouse Aug. 21, Tanis Sunnie Lambert, born 1978, was fined $2,000 and banned from driving for one [...]

Taxi driver’s death in Vancouver was 100 per cent avoidable: MADD Canada

2019/12/30|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Posted Dec 30, 2019 VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – The death of a 28-year-old taxi driver in Vancouver is horrifying, disgusting and was absolutely, 100 per cent preventable, according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). Sanehpal Singh Randhawa had two passengers in his Yellow Cab when he was t-boned by someone driving a car2go who ran [...]

Westcan and MADD aim to stop impaired driving with holiday campaign

2019/11/05|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Truck News November 5, 2019 COQUITLAM, B.C. – With the holiday season around the corner, Westcan Bulk Transport and MADD Canada are shining a light on the perils of impaired driving. As part of the 2019 effort, Westcan and MADD have made Jeremy Cook the face of the Impaired Driving Prevention Campaign. Cook was hospitalized [...]

Coquitlam truckers hope to get impaired drivers off the road

2019/11/03|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Tri-City News November 3, 2019 With the holiday season just around the corner, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada is partnering with a Canadian trucking company to make sure impaired drivers are taken off the road. Westcan Bulk Transport, a company with offices in Coquitlam and operating throughout western Canada, the Northwest Territories and Ontario, [...]

Nanaimo crash survivor featured on MADD impaired driving prevention campaign

2019/10/30|Categories: Article|Tags: |

October 30, 2019 Mothers Against Drunk Driving has unveiled a new set of decals that are sure to reach the far corners of B.C., urging drivers to think twice before getting behind the wheel while impaired. The decals feature a photo of Nanaimo resident Jeremy Cook, who was 15 years old when he was struck [...]

MADD Canada Program Aims To Protect BC Students From Impaired Driving

2019/10/28|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , |

Oakville, Ontario — MADD Canada is bringing its dynamic new School Assembly Program to British Columbia schools to show students how a single decision to drive impaired can change their lives forever. Road crashes are the number one cause of death among Canadian youth, and alcohol and/or drugs are involved in more than half of [...]

A BC crash survivor is the face of the new MADD campaign

2019/10/26|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Global News Morning British Columbia October 26, 2019

BC Crash Survivor Is Face of New Impaired Driving Prevention Campaign by Westcan Bulk Transport and MADD Canada

2019/10/25|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Coquitlam, BC – Six years ago, Jeremy Cook was in hospital, being treated for severe injuries and brain trauma caused by an impaired driver. Today, he is the face of a mobile awareness campaign that encourages motorists to report suspected impaired drivers so that other innocent victims do not suffer the terrible physical and mental [...]