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Fullerton City Council Votes Against Accepting Funds for Checkpoints


$50,000 to fund five sobriety checkpoints? “No thanks,” said Fullerton Councilmen Travis Kiger, Bruce Whitaker and Greg Sebourn. They did however vote to accept $146,222 to fund other DUI prevention programs including saturation patrols. Continue reading

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M.A.D.D. Criticizes Urban Outfitters for Alcohol Shirts


“I Vote for Vodka,” “USA Drinking Team,” “Misery Loves Alcohol,” and “I Drink You’re Cute” are some of the phrases displayed on a recent line of female shirts by the trendy retailer Urban Outfitter. Humorous? Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, DUI!


On September 10, 1897, a London taxi driver by the name of George Smith became the first person to ever be arrested for driving under the influence. The 25-year-old crashed his cab into the side of a building, presumably after leaving a pub where he might have had some fish and chips and a few too many pints of beer whist watching a game of football. Smith was charged 25 shillings after pleading guilty. Continue reading

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M.A.D.D. Honors Law Enforcement Officers for High DUI Arrest Rates


The 14th Annual M.A.D.D. California Statewide Law Enforcement& Community Recognition Dinner was held on June 2, 2012 in Sacramento where the non-profit organization awarded law enforcement officers and agencies for their work in curtailing drunk driving. Continue reading

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