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VR teaches kids about the dangers of drunk driving

2019/04/25|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |

CBC April 25, 2019 Kids in Grades 4-6 are getting a different kind of education this week. Ontario Provincial Police and Mothers Against Drunk Driving are teaching them about the risks associated when you mix alcohol, drugs and driving. The program is called 'SmartWheels' and uses virtual reality to teach students across Ontario in a [...]

‘Be smart about your choices,’ MADD presentation tells Sylvan Lake students

2019/02/04|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Sylvan Lake News February 4, 2019 Brandon Radhay with Mother’s Against Drunk Driving spoke to middle school students Thursday about making safe choices while driving and as a passenger. Radhay was invited to Ecole Mother Teresa School to explain to the students the dangers of impaired driving, and its cost. He told the students, who [...]

A sobering message

2018/11/28|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Castanet Nov 28, 2018 MADD Canada is reaching out to area students with a sobering message: there could be no tomorrow based on the decisions you make today. The School Assembly Program is being held in schools across the nation and will be at Fulton Secondary School Nov. 29 at 1:45 p.m. Titled 'No Tomorrow,' [...]

NL Students See Powerful New Message about Risks of Impaired Driving Through MADD Canada’s School Assembly Program

2018/11/05|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , |

Oakville, Ontario —Middle and high school students across Newfoundland and Labrador are seeing how one split-second decision to drive impaired can take away all their tomorrows, in MADD Canada’s latest School Assembly Program. Titled No Tomorrow and supported by the Newfoundland Labrador Liquor Corporation (NLC), the 45-minute program explores how mixing alcohol, cannabis and other [...]

Students urged to become ‘Smart Choice’ generation with regards to impaired driving

2018/10/16|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |

The Mitchell Advocate October 16, 2018 Powerful. Fantastic. Cool. Those were just three of the adjectives used to describe the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada SmartWheels presentation to one of the Grade 5 classes of Upper Thames Elementary School (UTES) last Thursday, Oct. 11. SmartWheels is an elementary school program developed for students in [...]

P.E.I. students warned about dangers of driving high

2018/03/07|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

CBC March 7, 2018 Just months before recreational marijuana becomes legal in Canada, Mothers Against Drunk Driving is taking a new approach with its annual student education campaign — one focused on the dangers of pot-impaired driving. MADD's national president Patricia Hynes-Coates helped launch the campaign at Bluefield High School on Wednesday. It includes a [...]

P.E.I. students moved by powerful anti-impaired driving presentation

2018/03/07|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Jordan Gillis knew it was a bad idea to get into the car. The person offering to drive Jordan, 15, of Fredericton home had been smoking pot – plenty enough to impair his ability to drive safely. Jordan could simply have turned down the ride. He did not. The drive home took five or 10 [...]

PEI Students View MADD Canada’s Latest Anti-Impaired Driving Program

2018/03/07|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , |

Hampshire, Prince Edward Island – Prince Edward Island students will see the tragic consequences of impaired driving during a powerful new education program being presented by MADD Canada through funding from the Prince Edward Island Liquor Control Commission (PEILCC). Road crashes are the number one cause of death among teens and young adults, and alcohol [...]

MADD Canada bringing powerful don’t drive if on booze or drugs messages

2018/02/21|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |

Quesnel Cariboo Observer February 21, 2018 MADD Canada is bringing a powerful message to Quesnel students at Correlieu Secondary School on March 6, starting at 12:30 p.m. The message about the dangers of impaired driving and the powerful education tool is program called The Pact. The Pact is MADD Canada’s 2017-18 School Assembly Program, which [...]

MADD spreading awareness at local middle school on Monday

2018/01/27|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Medicine Hat News January 27, 2018 The Medicine Hat chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving will be holding a special school assembly day Monday at 1:15 p.m. at Alexander Middle School to raise awareness of the hazards of impaired driving. Students coming to the assembly will be asked to watch a film presentation entitled “The [...]