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Thousands of charges laid over last decade thanks to RID program: SGI

2020/03/10|Categories: Article|Tags: |

620 CKRM The Source March 10, 2020 SGI’s Report Impaired Drivers (RID) program has made a difference on Saskatchewan roads since it’s creation in 2010. There was a celebration at SGI headquarters on Tuesday morning in Regina marking the 10-year anniversary of the program and how it has helped keep the province’s roads safer. Between 2010 [...]

Red ribbons show Regina resident’s commitment to holiday sober driving

2019/11/14|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

GLOBAL NEWS November 14, 2019 Taking a public stance against impaired driving can be as simple as wearing a red ribbon says Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD). On Thursday, MADD Regina launched their Project Red Ribbon campaign, which promotes sober driving throughout the holiday season. They’re asking residents to proudly tie a ribbon to their vehicles, key chains, purses [...]

MADD Red Ribbon Campaign begins for holiday season

2019/11/14|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

CTV News Regina November 14, 2019 REGINA -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving kicked off its 32nd annual Red Ribbon Campaign Thursday afternoon, aiming to remind people to find a safe ride home during the holiday season. The campaign aims to help keep the sober driving message top of mind during the busy holiday season, and [...]

MADD launches 32nd annual red ribbon project in Regina

2019/11/14|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

620 CKRM November 14, 2019 The Mothers Against Drunk Driving Red Ribbon campaign began Thursday to promote sober driving throughout the holiday season. People are encouraged to display their red ribbons on clothing or by tying it to vehicles or their bags, and even share it on social media. COO for MADD Canada Dawn Regan said this [...]

SmartWheels Program

2019/09/25|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

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MADD Canada using VR to teach kids the dangers of impaired driving

2019/09/25|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Prince Albert Daily Herald September 24, 2019 Read the article here

SmartWheels comes to Saskatchewan

2019/09/12|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CTV Regina September 12, 2019

MADD virtual reality RV teaches elementary students about impaired driving

2019/09/12|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

980 CJME September 12, 2019 MADD Canada is taking its latest impaired driving initiative on the road. SmartWheels, an RV equipped with virtual reality technology that creates drunk and high driving simulations, first launched in Ontario in 2017. On Thursday, in collaboration with SGI and the province, SmartWheels kicked off its tour across Saskatchewan with a [...]

Cannabis legalization might be contributor to higher drug impaired driving offences: Stats Canada

2019/07/26|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

The number of drug impaired diving offences have risen significantly in the province since 2008. The Growth Op July 26, 2019 Data released by Statistics Canada Monday shows the number of drug impaired driving offences in Saskatchewan increased in 2018 — and has been climbing steadily overall since 2008. In 2008, 4.2 offences occurred per [...]

Impaired driving memorial unveiled outside Saskatoon city hall

2019/05/26|Categories: Article|Tags: |

980 CJME May 26, 2019 Lou Van de Vorst stood with his family on the lawn outside Saskatoon City Hall Saturday as dozens of people came to see a new monument that honours the victims of impaired driving in Saskatchewan. His son Jordan and his daughter in-law Chandra, along with his grandchildren Miguire and Kamryn [...]