Combating the DUI dilemma can seem insurmountable at times but the problem can be addressed by education, choices and technology.
Put simply, the best way to avoid a DUI is to not drink alcohol and drive a car. But if you want to have fun and avoid the consequences of being caught driving drunk, arrange a limo before going out, designate a driver, call a cab or use Uber.
Many local bars will post a list of phone numbers for taxi services and some will even call a cab for you. If you plan to call a cab:
Why stop there when you can PLAN a special evening in a limo.
Ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft are available in many cities, including Augusta. Both offer a convenient alternative to the traditional taxi with better communication. Some let you rate and choose your driver. Signing up requires a simple online form and a credit card. From there you simply download an app to your smart phone and you’re ready to go.
Check availability and sign up for service through one of these apps BEFORE you need to actually use it.
Don’t wait till you’ve been drinking to enter credit card info for anything!
Search for discount codes. You can usually find a discount code good toward your first time use of these apps/services.
Enter your discount code when you sign up.
We also recommend these apps as an alternative to being the passenger of a drunk driver. See the Passenger