After a night of fun and debauchery with your friends, it can be easy to lose sight of your designated plan to get home safely. You always want to be sure that you make the right decision when finding a ride home. In 2015 alone, there were 32,502 alcohol-related arrests in the state of New York and 8,998 impaired driving crashes. If you’re concerned about spending money on cab fare, keep in mind that the average cost of a first-time drunk driving conviction is anywhere between $5,595 and $9,140. That’s a lot of money. With so many options, there’s no reason to risk getting behind the wheel after having a few drinks. So how can you establish the plan ahead of time so this doesn’t happen in the future? Use this flowchart to help you stay on the safe side before you head out to your friend’s party.
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