Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Six Tips to Prevent Driving Buzzed on St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and driving buzzed on the holiday could cost you a pot of leprechaun’s gold – like up to $10,000 in legal fees, court costs, and increased insurance rates.

St. Patrick’s Day has become a popular night out to celebrate with friends and family. Unfortunately, due to the large number of drunk drivers, the night out has also become very dangerous.

Here are six ways to help prevent buzzed driving in your community this St. Patrick’s Day:

1. Post our new St. Patrick’s infographic (attached) on your blog or Facebook page
2. Before drinking, plan ahead and designate a sober driver
3. If you’re impaired, call a taxi, sober friend or family member, or use public transportation so you are sure to get home safely
4. Use your community’s sober ride program
5. If you happen to see a drunk driver on the road, don’t hesitate, contact local law enforcement
6. Remember, Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving. If you know people who are about to drive or ride with someone who is impaired, take the driver’s keys and help them make other arrangements to get to their destination safely

Help keep the roads safe for everyone this St. Patrick’s Day by spreading the word that Buzzed Driving IS Drunk Driving.

Follow them on Facebook and Twitter to learn more about the financial and life threatening implications of buzzed driving.

Remember: Don't drink and drive. Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving. Don't rely on dumb luck this St. Patrick's Day. Plan ahead and designate a sober driver and ask your loved ones to do the same.

Disclosure: I did not receive any products nor was paid for this post. I was provided info from the PR firm to share. Any expressed opinions are my own and personal thoughts. No other compensation was given.

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  1. It doesn't matter the day, it;s important not to drink and drive because you can put others in danger only by being present on the road.

    I was mad of my husband when he was charged of careless driving Toronto because even if he was sending me a text message something bad could have happened...
    Drivers should be 100% focus on driving or stop when they want to send a message or eat something...