1980 CE
The non-profit organization Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is created

On September 5 of 1980, Mothers Against Drunk Driving is created. Its mission was "to aid the victims of crimes performed by individuals driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, to aid the families of such victims and to increase public awareness of the problem of drinking and drugged driving." The organization's current mission still reflect these values, with a commitment to end drunk driving, support the victims of drunk driving as well as prevent underage drinking.

Source: Mothers Against Drunk Driving (2015). Mission statement. Madd.org.

Drugs: Alcohol
Regions: USA (United States of America)
Topics: Health and social problems