Posts from 2016

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

by MADD Annapolis Valley

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

The Canadian Safe Boating Council and MADD Canada Team Up to Reduce Impaired Boating Deaths This Weekend

by MADD Annapolis Valley

Oakville, ON – Drinking and boating accounts for approximately 40% of boating-related fatalities on Canadian waterways. To raise awareness and reduce alcohol-related boating deaths, MADD Canada is joining the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) in its “Operation Dry Water” initiative. With the summer boating season in high gear, the August long weekend is the perfect…… Continue reading The Canadian Safe Boating Council and MADD Canada Team Up to Reduce Impaired Boating Deaths This Weekend

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

by MADD Annapolis Valley

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

Drug-Impaired Driving Problem Will Worsen Without New Roadside Testing Measures, MADD Canada Warns Members of Parliament

by MADD Annapolis Valley

Organization’s volunteers meet with MPs to emphasize crucial and growing need for new tests to detect drug-impaired drivers. Oakville, Ontario – With drug-impaired driving rates already on the rise and with the legalization of marijuana on the horizon, the need for better testing measures for drugged drivers is greater than ever. MADD Canada representatives will…… Continue reading Drug-Impaired Driving Problem Will Worsen Without New Roadside Testing Measures, MADD Canada Warns Members of Parliament

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

by MADD Annapolis Valley

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