MADD Media Event Regarding Noah’s Law Stamp Affixed to Interlock Devices

This is a  Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) generated media advisory regarding a press event that will occur on Friday, September 30 in Rockville:

Noah’s Law Stamp to be Unveiled Hours Before Law Goes into Effect

Sticker to be affixed to drunk drivers’ ignition interlock devices across Maryland as a reminder that Noah is still on patrol

WHAT: MEDIA EVENT to unveil the new Noah’s Law stamp that will be affixed to ignition interlock devices in vehicles of drunk driving offenders in Maryland starting October 1st – the day Noah’s Law goes into effect.

Officer Noah Leotta was killed by a drunk driver while on DUI patrol last December.  His tragedy led to the long-sought passage of legislation to require ignition interlocks for all drunk driving offenders.  The sticker will serve as lasting tribute to Officer Leotta and a poignant reminder that, as his father says, Noah is still on patrol.

DATE: Friday, September 30, 2016 – the day before Noah’s Law goes into effect.

TIME:   11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Circuit Court of Montgomery County – Jury Lounge, 2nd Floor, 50 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20850

WHO:

  • Rich Leotta and Marcia Goldman, parents of fallen Officer Noah Leotta
  • Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett
  • Montgomery County Police Captain Tom Didone, Commander, Traffic Division
  • Maryland Motor Vehicle Administrator Christine Nizer
  • State Delegate Ben Kramer, Chief Sponsor of Noah’s Law
  • Donna Hathaway-Beck, Mothers Against Drunk Driving
  • John Ulczycki, Coalition of Ignition Interlock Manufacturers
  • Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy
  • Montgomery County Sheriff Darren Popkin

VISUALS:

  • 3 X 4-foot enlargement of Noah’s Law sticker will be unveiled.
  • Display of most commonly used ignition interlocks devices in Maryland.
  • Ignition Interlock Car Demonstration in the circular driveway in front of Circuit Court.

Those with questions can contact Bill Bronrott, MADD spokesperson, at the following:

202-270-4415,bronrott@gmail.com, @bronrott