New Year's Eve Safety Tips

New Year's Eve Safety Tips

Friday Dec. 28, 2018
New Year's Eve Safety Tips

As we ring in 2019, be sure to stay safe on the road. Follow these tips for a happy and safer New Year’s Eve:

  • Plan a safe way home before the fun begins.

  • Buckle up. A seatbelt is your vehicle’s most important safety feature, but it only works if you use it.

  • Before drinking, designate a sober driver.

  • If you’re impaired and did not designate a driver, use a ride service, call a sober friend or family member, or use public transportation so you are sure to get home safely.

  • If you happen to see an impaired driver on the road, don’t hesitate to contact local law enforcement or dial *FHP (*347). This call could save a life.

  • Remember, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle (in motion or stopped) by the driver and/or the passenger(s) is a violation of Florida law.

Source: Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle

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