South Africans Against Drunk Driving

SADD, South Africans Against Drunk Driving is a specialized Road Safety Organization.
 
It was founded by the alcohol and drug educator, Counsellor and Psychiatric social worker – Caro Smit, after her 23 year old son, Chas, was killed in September 2005 by a driver who had been drinking.
 
SADD is part of the “Decade of Action for Road Safety” , “Make Roads Safe” and the International World Health NGO “Global Alliance of NGO’s advocating for Road Safety and Road victims”
 
The main objective of SADD is to create awareness of the Drinking then Driving problem in South Africa and to try and combat the use of alcohol and drugs by road users by working with the authorities to enforce the laws governing this abuse.  
 
SADD provides :1.Counselling and support to the victims of drink driving,& advice about Court procedures.
                              2.Training about alcohol & especially Units of Alcohol and what they come to in BAC and BR.AC to:
 
The general public
Learners and educators
Universities-& especially Counselling services & peer  counsellors 
Businesses- on alcohol,drink driving & training on breathalyzer use
Addiction Counsellors -esp. in working with convicted Drink Drivers
Traffic Officers and SAPS
 
Manuals available: "Alcohol,Drink Driving and Road Safety Manual"  + DVD & Worksheets for High schools
                                   "Seat belt & Alcohol Manual" + DVD for Junior Schools
                                   " Addiction Counsellors Drink Driving Manual"
                                   " University Responsible Drinking Manual"
                                   "Alcohol,Drink Driving and Road Safety Manual"  + DVD- for Taxi Owners
                                   "Doctors and Clinic Sisters Manual" in production.
 
Posters and pamphlets on alcohol and specifically Drink Driving in English,Afrikaans and Zulu.
 
In 2012 SADD received an International “Prince Michael of Kent Road Safety Award” for their University project.
 
 
For further details on SADD, please visit www.sadd.org.za or contact Caro Smit or Charlotte Sullivan – 033 347 0103
 
59 Francis Staniland Drive,
Montrose,
Pietermaritzburg 3201.
 
Tel :  033 3470103
Cell: 082 821 3673/082 696 0132
 
Website: www.sadd.org.za
 
 

 

 

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