10 Impaired Driving Charges/Short-Term Suspensions Laid Every Hour in Canada

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – An average of 10 impaired driving criminal charges and short-term provincial licence suspensions were laid every hour in Canada in 2019, as shown in a new report from MADD Canada. The report, Short-Term Alcohol and Drug-Related Licence Suspensions and Federal Impaired Driving Charges Laid Per Year, Per 100,000 Residents and the Average… Continue reading 10 Impaired Driving Charges/Short-Term Suspensions Laid Every Hour in Canada

Giving Thanks For Canadians Who Do Their Part To Prevent Impaired Driving

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians prepare to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, MADD Canada is giving thanks for all those who are doing their part to keep roads safe from impaired driving. “To everyone who makes the commitment to never drive impaired, and who plan ahead for a sober ride home if they’re going to be… Continue reading Giving Thanks For Canadians Who Do Their Part To Prevent Impaired Driving

Celebrate Responsibly This Holiday Long Weekend – Drive, Ride and Boat Sober

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – With the Labour Day holiday weekend nearly here, MADD Canada is urging Canadians to keep themselves and one another safe by never driving, riding or boating impaired. “We can celebrate this last long weekend of the summer while also keeping roads, ATV trails, and lakes and waterways free from impaired driving,” said… Continue reading Celebrate Responsibly This Holiday Long Weekend – Drive, Ride and Boat Sober

Make Safety Part Of Your Weekend Plans – Drive Sober or Arrange a Sober Ride

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario –As more Canadians get out and about with the easing of pandemic-related restrictions, and with the weekend coming up – a holiday long weekend in many parts of the country – MADD Canada is asking everyone to keep one another safe by never operating any vehicle impaired. “We’re asking everyone to do their… Continue reading Make Safety Part Of Your Weekend Plans – Drive Sober or Arrange a Sober Ride

Survey On Driving After Alcohol, Cannabis Or Illicit Drug Use Reveals Disturbing Rates, Excuses, Misperceptions

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – Many Canadians who consume alcohol, cannabis, or an illicit drug drive knowing they are impaired by the substance, and frequently have passengers with them, according to MADD Canada’s first National Survey On Driving After Alcohol, Cannabis, Or Illicit Drug Use. The poll, conducted by Ipsos on behalf of MADD Canada, asked Canadians… Continue reading Survey On Driving After Alcohol, Cannabis Or Illicit Drug Use Reveals Disturbing Rates, Excuses, Misperceptions

Educational Bursaries Available To Impaired Driving Victims Attending Post-Secondary School

by MADD Canada

(Oakville, Ontario) – MADD Canada’s educational bursary program  – now offering higher bursary amounts – is available to impaired driving victims and survivors attending post-secondary school.  The MADD Canada Youth Bursary Fund offers one $10,000 bursary (increased from $8,000 last year) and several $5,000 bursaries (increased from $4,000 last year) to Canadian citizens who have… Continue reading Educational Bursaries Available To Impaired Driving Victims Attending Post-Secondary School

Keep Roads Safe This Holiday Weekend By Driving Sober Or Planning Ahead For A Sober Ride

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – With the Easter long weekend nearly here, MADD Canada is urging everyone to make it a safe one on the roads by driving sober, or planning ahead for a sober ride if they are going to be consuming alcohol, cannabis or other drugs. “The warmer Spring weather and the holiday long weekend… Continue reading Keep Roads Safe This Holiday Weekend By Driving Sober Or Planning Ahead For A Sober Ride

Shining A Spotlight On Impaired Driving Prevention

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – March 21 – 27 is National Impaired Driving Prevention Awareness Week across Canada. MADD Canada joins governments, law enforcement agencies and community organizations in raising awareness about the risks and consequences of impaired driving. Established in 2018 and designated for the third week of March every year, National Impaired Driving Prevention Awareness… Continue reading Shining A Spotlight On Impaired Driving Prevention