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Make A Sober Ride Home Part of Your Canada Day Festivities

2017/06/29|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Oakville, Ontario – Happy 150th, Canada! As people from coast to coast to coast prepare to celebrate all things Canada this holiday weekend, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are reminding everyone about the need to plan ahead for safe and sober transportation if they are going to be drinking or consuming drugs. [...]

Keep the Holiday Long-Weekend Free From Crashes and Tragedy – Drive Sober

2017/05/19|Categories: National Media Release|Tags: |

Oakville, Ontario, May 19, 2017 – Whether you are opening the cottage, heading out on the boat or kicking back on the deck or patio this Victoria Day long weekend, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are urging everyone to leave impaired driving out of the mix. “We want to wish everyone a [...]

New Year’s Eve partygoers urged to not drink and drive

2016/12/31|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Global News December 31, 2016 Partygoers are expected to be out in big numbers in the Maritimes tonight as 2016 comes to an end and a new year is ushered in. Police will also be out on the lookout for impaired drivers. Despite an increased awareness of its dangers, it’s a problem that repeats itself [...]

Make the Last Long Weekend of Summer a Safe One – Drive Sober

2016/09/01|Categories: National Media Release|Tags: |

Oakville/Ontario – MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are urging Canadians to leave the driving to someone sober when celebrating the Labour Day long weekend. “The crashes, deaths and injuries we see from impaired driving are entirely preventable,” said MADD Canada National President Angeliki Souranis. “With a little bit of planning, and with [...]

Plan Ahead for Sober Driving This Canada Day Weekend and All Summer Long

2016/06/29|Categories: National Media Release|Tags: |

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are urging everyone to make sober driving a priority this summer, starting with this weekend’s Canada Day celebrations. “Celebrating Canada’s birthday is a great way to kick off the summer season, and this year, we have the added bonus of a long weekend,” said [...]

DOUBLE the number of impaired drivers picked up this year compared to last OPP charged 180 people over the long weekend compared to 94 in 2015

2016/05/24|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |

It seems to be an on-going theme. Almost weekly, police have been dealing with spikes in the number of people charged with impaired driving. Just this past long weekend, the OPP said they charged double the number of people they did the year before. 180 people were charged over the Victoria Day weekend, compared to [...]

A Holiday Reminder From MADD Windsor-Essex

2016/05/21|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

A reminder from the local chapter of Mothers Against Drink Driving this holiday weekend. MADD Windsor-Essex Community Leader Chaouki Hamka says if you're drinking do not get behind the wheel of a vehicle or boat. He says it's important to have a plan in place before heading out. "What we want as an organization is [...]

Keep Roads, Waterways and Trails Safe This Holiday Long Weekend – Drive Sober

2016/05/19|Categories: Campaign 911, National Media Release|Tags: , |

Canadians can help make this weekend crash-free by planning ahead for sober transportation, and by calling 911 to report suspected impaired drivers. Oakville, Ontario, May 19, 2016 – MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are reminding Canadians to plan ahead for a sober ride home if they’re going to be consuming alcohol or [...]

Begin Your New Year’s Preparations By Planning a Sober Ride Home

2015/12/29|Categories: National Media Release|Tags: , |

Oakville/Ontario –  MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are urging Canadians to start 2016 off right by arranging a safe and sober ride home from New Year’s festivities. “While most people are very responsible and never drive impaired, there are still some who don’t fully appreciate the dangers involved in this practice,” said [...]

A special gift at a special time of year!

2015/11/09|Categories: Campaigns|Tags: |

Dear Friend, On December 3rd 2012, Beth Harris went to bed early with sharp pains in her stomach. Before that terrible night was over, she was at the hospital identifying the lifeless body of her youngest child. William, age 15, had been killed instantly by a repeat impaired driving offender. "I touched William's hand and [...]