Designated Driver Program
It is up to all of us to encourage positive and reliable alternatives to drinking and driving. Smart choices like designating a driver or using alternate modes of transportation will prevent tragedy and further promote safety on our streets.
Tips for designated drivers:
There are alternatives to drinking and driving. One alternative is to make a smart choice and have a designated driver. It allows everyone to enjoy themselves and makes sure you and your friends or family members get home safely.
- Wherever you socialize - private homes, licensed establishments or at special events - the key is to plan ahead.
- Decide who will not drink any alcoholic beverages before and during an outing - designate a driver.
- Take turns being the designated driver - look after your friends and they'll look after you.
- Larger groups should have more than one designated driver.
Everyone is entitled to have a great time during their outings. Designated
drivers are a smart solution to drinking and driving and ensuring safety on our
So think about it and make a smart choice- be a designated driver. Help reduce the incidence of impaired driving and avoid traffic collisions, injuries and damage to property. It saves lives - and makes you the smart one.
Last Updated February 20, 2013