Tag: MADD
UF Environmental Health & Safety staff recently attached four smaller houses to the outside of the newest barn in hopes of enticing the bats to begin the relocation process on their own. Photo Credit: Bri Lehan/University of Florida

Peter SchorschDecember 27, 2016
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4min222
As 2016 draws to a close, more Tampa Bay area residents than ever will turn to Uber for safe, affordable rides to and from New Year’s Eve celebrations. Once again, Uber is partnering with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, Tampa Police Department and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), to provide area residents and visitors a […]

Guest AuthorJanuary 4, 2016

9min226
Since declaring his candidacy for president, Donald Trump has been at odds with his Republican rivals, allegedly the RNC executive committee, political action committees, the Democrats, and particularly the media who appear to despise this political outsider. The media paint a picture of a loudmouthed, uncouth racist, who is greedy beyond words and, therefore, evil.  Let […]

Mitch PerryMay 29, 2015
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10min255
Among the many casualties in the aborted legislative session last month was legislation regulating ride-sharing apps Uber and Lyft. On the eve of the Special Session, though, Uber’s Florida General Manager Matthew Gore and other Florida business leaders have asked House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner to include transportation network companies in […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 29, 2015
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5min152
At a drugged driving summit sponsored by AAA earlier this week, the former founder of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Candace Lightner, seemed unhappy when querying state Senator Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) about Florida’s lack of enforced regulations when it comes to increasing penalties against drunk drivers in Florida. She also disapproved of the legislator’s enthusiasm for ride-sharing […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 29, 2015
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5min146
At a drugged driving summit sponsored by AAA earlier this week, the former founder of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Candace Lightner, seemed unhappy when querying state Senator Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) about Florida’s lack of enforced regulations when it comes to increasing penalties against drunk drivers in Florida. She also disapproved of the legislator’s enthusiasm for ride-sharing […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 26, 2015
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6min195
As most people are aware, motorists in Florida (and everywhere else in the country) can have alcohol in their system while driving, as long as it doesn’t exceed a blood-alcohol content of .08, which reflects the percentage of alcohol by volume in the blood. Two years ago, the National Transportation Safety Board voted to recommend to […]


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