With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, many people are planning
their celebrations, dinners, and party events! While some are planning
to spend the night in with the kids, others are planning to enjoy some
cocktails while waiting for the famous ball to drop once the clock hits
12AM. If the latter sounds like your kind of night,
consider the tips listed below to avoid a DUI arrest on New Year’s
Eve or Day:
1. Travel with a Group of Friends and Designate a Driver
Designating a sober driver when planning to ride to an event with group
of friends can ensure safety for you and your other friends.
2. Contact a Parent, Friend, or Family Member to Pick You Up After the
Whether you live one mile from the party location or 20 miles from the
celebration, calling a loved one to pick you up after you have been drinking
can save your life and your record.
3. Stay the Night at a Friend’s House
If the New Year’s celebration is at a friend’s house, it may
be wise to spend the night and drive home when you are sober the next
day. This way, you will not have to worry about driving home after consuming
4. Call AAA for a “Tow to Go.”
On New Year’s Eve, AAA will tow your car and deliver you home safely
at any time of night. By taking advantage of this offer, you can prevent
a DUI arrest.
Accused of Impaired Driving? Get the Representation You Need
New Year’s Eve is a great night for good company and a fun time.
During these celebrations, however, it is important to make responsible
decisions. At The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, we are backed by
years of experience fighting for the rights and futures of the accused.
That is why we know that many law enforcement officers can grow overzealous
during the holiday season, leaving innocent persons at risk for heavy
fines and serious penalties.
If you are arrested on New Year’s Eve or at any other time,
contact our Atlanta DUI defense attorneys immediately! We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!