While communities and governments around the nation have shifted their focus to distracted driving and its numerous causes, drunk driving remains a major problem. Approximately one-third of Americans will be involved in an […]
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Drunk driving is a serious problem in Texas, which is why Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and its sponsors feature events such as Walk Like MADD in order to raise money and spread awareness of the issue. Did you know that Texas leads the nation in drunk driving deaths? About 40% of all traffic deaths in Texas involve a drunk driver, and we as a community have the power to change this.
This year, Rasansky Law Firm is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Dallas Walk Like MADD event which takes place at the Main Street Garden Park in Dallas on September 19, 2015. Our firm is participating in the walk, and we'd love to have you join us! For more information, visit
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The main purpose of the Dallas Walk Like MADD event is to raise funds for the North Texas chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
MADD offers a number of services to drunk driving accident victims and their families at no cost. These services include support from trained victim advocates and a network of peers, guidance through the judicial process, one-on-one support, a 24-hour help line, and much more. This is all provided at no charge whatsoever to victims and their families thanks to the fundraising from events such as Walk Like MADD.
Additionally, MADD passionately advocates for legislative changes and harsher punishments for those who do drive while intoxicated. These proactive efforts are very effective at reducing the number of drunk drivers on our roads. With the help of MADD, Texas most recently passed an ignition interlock bill which requires the installation of an alcohol-detecting ignition interlock device for those convicted of a DWI who apply for (and are granted) an occupation drivers license. This law just went into effect a few days ago on September 1st, 2015.
Our firm is the presenting sponsor of the 2015 Walk Like MADD event in Dallas on September 19th. As a personal injury law firm, we see firsthand the devastating effects of drunk driving on a daily basis. Sponsoring and participating in this year’s Walk Like MADD event is our commitment to help with the efforts of others to raise awareness about this essential and very important issue.
Walk Like MADD is not exclusive to Dallas but takes place in over 60 cities throughout the country!
The Dallas event takes place on September 19th, 2015, at the Main Street Garden Park. Check in time takes place between 7:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., and the event begins at 9:00 a.m. and runs through 1:00 p.m. Participants can register up until September 18th at 5:00 p.m. Donations will still be accepted even after the event takes place.
Making the decision to participate in Walk Like MADD gives those in the community an opportunity to do something about the problem of drunk driving. Each individual can play a role in helping eliminate drunk driving in north Texas. You don’t even have to attend the event in person; you can sign up as a virtual walker or choose to make a donation to one of the participating walkers.
You can do your part to help raise awareness of the devastation drunk driving can cause by participating in this worthy cause. Make the decision today to donate your time or money, and let's put an end to this deadly epidemic.
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