If there were drunk drivers out on the highways on St. Patrick’s Day, the Colorado State Patrol couldn’t find them — and they were looking pretty hard.
According to their statement to the press, State Patrol officers responded to one known alcohol-related crash on Friday. Since St. Patrick’s Day, which is one of the biggest “party days” of the year and known for its revelry among beer drinkers, was over a weekend, officers likely anticipated more of a problem with drunk driving. Instead, they think that the fact the actual holiday fell on a Sunday may have helped cut things down a bit.
Perhaps people are also finally starting to make better choices about how to find transportation home when they’ve been out drinking. Let’s review a few of the best options you have:
All of these options are far better than a charge of driving under the influence — which can absolutely turn your life upside down. If you do make a mistake, however, make sure that you get experienced legal representation in order to best protect your interests.