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PUBLIC LAW 102-162—NOV. 13, 1991 105 STAT. 1047 Public Law 102-162 102d Congress Joint Resolution Designating November 1991 as "National Red Ribbon Month". Whereas the most frequently committed crime in America is drunk driving; Whereas each year on our Nation's highways more than forty-five thousand people lose their lives due to auto crashes, approximately half of these involving alcohol; Whereas more than three hundred and forty-five thousand people are injured in alcohol-related crashes each year; Whereas Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is an organization of nearly three million members and supporters across the Nation which has had a major impact on reducing death on our highways; Whereas in November 1991 MADD will launch a major holiday public awareness campaign by asking America to "Tie One On For Safety" this holiday season; and Whereas beginning in November MADD and other concerned groups will distribute more than ninety million red ribbons nationwide to create awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That November 1991 is designated as "National Red Ribbon Month", and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe the month with appropriate activities devoted to reducing death and injury on our Nation's highways due to drinking and driving. Approved November 13, 1991. LEGISLATIVE fflSTORY—S.J. Res. 188: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 137 (1991): Nov. 1, considered and passed Senate. Nov. 6, considered and passed House. Nov. 13. 1991 [S.J. Res. 188]