Mothers Against Drunk Driving Law and Legal Definition

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is a non-profit organization that works to reduce drunk driving fatalities. MADD was founded by Candy Lightner in 1980, after the death of her daughter. Lightner’s daughter was killed by a drunk driver who was a repeat offender.

MADD supports those affected by drunk driving, prevent underage drinking, and overall push for stricter alcohol policy. The organization has been effective in raising public disapproval of drunk driving.