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DUI Death Rates by State - Where Does Your State Rank?

by Lisa on Jul 09, 2018.
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Many people tend to think of deaths by DUI as a thing of the past. Unfortunately, while the attention paid to the issue by media and the government has greatly lowered DUI death rates, it's still an issue. In some states, it's back on the rise. Where does your state rank? Backgrounds.org analyzed data from the CDC and MADD and put together a chart that shows statistics by state. "The map offers a color coded view of DUI state performance.":[email protected] Which states are worst? ... Read More
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MADD and Uber Join Forces to Fight Summertime Drunk Driving

by Lisa on Jun 22, 2016.
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Road traffic crashes remain the number one killer of young adults ages 15-29. Summertime can be a particularly dangerous time to drive, with deaths rising during summer months. Many of these deaths are due to drunk driving during summertime celebrations. This month, MADD and Uber are launching a summer-long joint campaign geared towards encouraging those drinking to find a safe ride home. Uber started out as an app, created when two friends had trouble finding a cab one snowy night in... Read More
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A Few Great Reasons to Uber On

by Lisa on Feb 12, 2015.
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2 out of 3 will be involved in a drunk driving accident. Every 120 seconds someone will be injured in a drunk driving crash. Think these statistics from MADD are scary? "Visit MADD.org for a full dose of scary stats.":http://www.madd.org/statistics/ h2. The Drunk Driving Problem Drunk driving, and driving under the influence of drugs, are problems that just won’t go away. Unfortunately, we live in a society where in many locations people drive somewhere, enjoy time out with their f... Read More
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