These are the Most Common Causes of Drunk Driving

A case in point. Research suggests that using a cell phone while driving may cause more traffic fatalities than driving drunk. But when a MADD official was asked how traffic fatality statistics involving cell phone use compared to those involving drunk drivers, he tellingly replied "I have absolutely no idea, nor do I care." The reason appears to be that MADD sees other causes of traffic accidents to be potential competitors for money and attention.

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Drunk driving accidents are the number one killer of adolescents (Teenagers and peer pressures.

Candy Lightner, founder of Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

My boyfriend lost his leg to a drunk driver on Galveston Island, we had ridden down there with friends for the weekend. This is the first I’ve seen of this organization but I will put my support behind it 100%. …

Mothers Against Drunk Driving is guilty of "demagoguery."

This group is highly focused on getting the message out. Recently lost a local Northern VA couple riding two-up when a drunk driver turned left in front of them. This has got to stop. Too many bikers and friends in …


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» Mothers Against Drunk Driving is always hungry for more money. Although the organization’s financial investments exceed 25 million dollars, it has paid telemarketers huge fees to raise tens of millions of dollars per year from hard-working Americans. MADD has spent almost two out of every three dollars raised on fund-raising, forcing the American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) to downgrade its evaluation of the organization to a "D." MADD has spent twice as much on fundraising as the AIP finds acceptable. It would appear that raising money has become an end in itself at the MADD bureaucracy, with numerous employees, high salaries, expensive fringe benefits, and huge retirement funds.

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An official of the American Institute of Philanthropy said, "we'd like to see MADD spend a lot more money on things other than asking for more money." Not surprisingly, the head of Mothers Against Drunk Driving refused to talk with a television station about MADD's fundraising practices. Apparently he refuses to be accountable to the same public from which MADD aggressively solicits money.

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» MADD’s operation in Canada has long assured donors that it spends their contributed money well. Fundraising pitches say "83.6 per cent of your donation is spent directly on MADD Canada programs" to reduce drunken driving, help victims of alcohol-related crashes, and engage in political lobbying. However, an investigative report by the Toronto-Star reveals a very different and troubling story.

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» MADD’s operation in Canada has long assured donors that it spends their contributed money well. Fundraising pitches say "83.6 per cent of your donation is spent directly on MADD Canada programs" to reduce drunken driving, help victims of alcohol-related crashes, and engage in political lobbying. However, an investigative report by the Toronto-Star reveals a very different and troubling story.

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» When a MADD leader was asked about how traffic fatality statistics involving cell phone use compared to those involving drunk drivers, he tellingly replied "I have absolutely no idea, nor do I care." On CNN's Crossfire, the President-elect of MADD refused to discuss cell phones and the traffic fatalities they cause. She said "We're not here to talk about cell phones. We're here to talk about alcohol." Following more questions about how cell phones impair driving, the MADD leader snapped "I'm not going to talk about cell phones." Similarly, a MADD lobbyist was quoted on the program as saying "I don't care about deaths from cell phones."