Albany, NY - (Release) New York State Troopers and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (M.A.D.D.) have announced the annual kick off of their "Red Ribbon Week" camapign.
"The New York State Thruway Authority and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) will begin handing out 65,000 red ribbons at locations across New York State on Friday, December 27, to mark the annual campaign aimed at preventing drunk driving. " states New York State Trooper Major Evelyn P.Mallard in a release.
The red ribbon campaign is MADD’s longest running and most visible public awareness project. In addition to participating in the ribbon handout, the Thruway Authority will be posting MADD’s reminder to "Drive Safely, Stay Sober" on message boards throughout the Thruway system from Friday, December 27 to Monday, December 30.