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MADD organization instilled in social policies, laws that ultimately reduces drunkdriving. One of the first impacts MADD implemented in 1984 The National Minimumdrinking age act passed were the minimum age limit signed into effect. Another greatachievement policy influenced by MADD found that any person found to be driving witha (BAC) blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 or higher is assumed guilty of drunk driving3
Social Policy Decisions Paper MADDa motor vehicle under the influence. These great new legislatures were to be called Per selaws. Lastly, MADD influenced a country wide advertisements from television ads, radioadvertisement, and billboard ads. The ultimate goal of MADD is to provide knowledgeand information to deter an individual from driving drunk. The efforts of MADD andlegislation passed created tireless efforts to reduce drunken driving related deaths. Inaddition, MADD continues to be a leader in changing the mentality and attitude ofsociety.Implementing PolicyThe problem experienced by MADD while implementing the law that required aperson to be 21 to purchase and consume alcohol. The rise of the legal age limit toconsume alcohol created hesitance to push the new laws. In addition, most but not allstates were hesitant to push new legislation. However, the threat of loss funds forhighway construction introduced consequences of not adopting stricter laws in each state.