It’s no secret that New Year’s Eve is an excuse to party and have the craziest drunken fiasco you can. Whether it’s heading to a buddy’s party, out to a bar, or bumping shoulders with strangers in a city bash, good times are ready to be had– but only if you can remember them. We’re talking about safety on New Year’s Eve. And we know you’ve heard it all before. But when the liquor and laughs are flowing, it can be easy to throw some caution to the wind instead of throwing your keys to someone else. So we’ve compiled some handy tips for a safe New Year’s Eve– you can thank us later by continuing to read our blogs!
It’s always exciting to take a spontaneous trip, but when there’s a high chance that others are thinking the same thing and an even higher chance some of them have been drinking, those fleeting moments of adrenaline can end up… well, see the picture above. Try some of these safety tips to ensure the good times stay good:
They call it liquid courage, but sometimes alcohol is more like the molotov cocktail just waiting to decimate your self-esteem and reputation. Here’s some tips on helping you to avoid being that person who regrets a hookup (or worse, ends up a victim) the next morning:
Well, it is a problem if you hadn’t planned it ahead of time like we suggested above (ahem), but should the designated driver become the inebriated fool, there’s still options for you. AAA offers Tipsy Tow services in most states and will tow your car home for free up to seven miles, even if you’re not a member; call 1-800-400-4222 for service or search for Tipsy Tow on AAA.com for more info. Some cities are also offering extended public transportation hours through New Years morning. Or heck, take a taxi. Or, if you want to end the year with some fancy flair, hire a chauffeur and a town car or limo. Hey, it’s New Year’s– why not!
So go out or stay home, have a memorable and safe New Year’s celebration, and come back and visit us!