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Velodyne and MADD Partnership to Promote Safe Roadways, Media Reports
Jun 29, 2021 | By Velodyne Lidar

Velodyne and MADD Partnership

Velodyne Lidar has partnered for the third year with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) on a public education initiative focusing on the safety benefits of autonomous vehicle technology, reported The Auto Channel.

An Automotive World story stated, “the Velodyne and MADD partnership includes educational programs, awareness campaigns and co-sponsored events to continue to build public acceptance of autonomous technology with the goal of reducing and eventually eliminating impaired driving collisions.”

A Yahoo! Finance post quoted Velodyne CMO Sally Frykman saying:

“Velodyne and MADD share a commitment to advancing safety on our roadways. We believe that autonomous vehicles are an essential part of making our roadways safer, especially against drunk drivers. As a proud sponsor of MADD, together, we are working to educate the public on the safety benefits of autonomous vehicles so the technology realizes its full potential.”

The Velodyne and MADD partnership news was also covered by Alexa St. John of Automotive News in her story, “Partners push AV tech to stop drunken driving deaths.”

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