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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

Irving Oil Joins MADD Canada To Share Sober Driving Message This Holiday Season

by MADD Canada

Saint John, New Brunswick – Irving Oil, a long-time sponsor of MADD Canada’s Project Red Ribbon awareness campaign, is leading the effort to spread the sober driving message in the Atlantic Region once again this holiday season. Running until January 4, Project Red Ribbon raises awareness about the risks of impaired driving, and encourages motorists… Continue reading Irving Oil Joins MADD Canada To Share Sober Driving Message This Holiday Season

Sober Driving Message For Young Students

by MADD Canada

Aviva Canada supports MADD Canada’s SmartWheels Program. November 17, 2020 (Oakville, ON) – Using powerful videos and interactive technology, MADD Canada and Aviva Canada are delivering the dynamic SmartWheels program to Ontario elementary students. Impaired driving takes a disproportionate toll among young Canadians: MADD Canada’s statistics reports indicate traffic collisions are the leading cause of… Continue reading Sober Driving Message For Young Students