May 24, 2019

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Feeling Intoxicated? Best Ways to Get Home Safe After Drinking Alcohol

While attending schooling and learning about how to become a professional bartender, we must also develop a good sense of health and safety in regards to the consumption of alcohol. Learning to treat alcohol as a gift to enjoy rather than something to abuse and let control you, we must respect the impact alcohol can have on a person and the consequences that are inevitable with the recreation of drinking.

Birthdays, weddings, holidays, and other celebrations are meant to bring friends and family closer and together. They offer a great opportunity to create new memories and share bonds that will last forever. They also give you the time to relax and unwind. Many of us indulge a little at the fine dining and delicious beverages.

Whether you’re down one can of beer or a bottle of wine, driving home is often not an option. Forget about the legal complications it can bring to your life, driving under the influence of alcohol can endanger your life and other driving on the road.

Here are some of the best tips to get home safe after a fun night of singing, dancing, and drinking:

Limit Alcohol Intake

There are many experts that recommend drinking alcohol in moderation. Your weight, size, and age contribute to your ability to handle alcohol. You may feel tipsy after one 12 oz. beer or you may be fine even after several shots of tequila. As per past experiences, it is also better to stay within the limit of alcohol moderation.

Pick Drinks Carefully

According to science, it is always important to pick the right drinks. Exploring the new flavours is always tempting and good for a night out. However, not all drinks are created equally. Always ask for the alcohol content of each drink and make the decision accordingly. Some drinks might just make you tipsy and others may knock you off your feet.

Hire a Taxi or Ride-Share Service  

You already know that driving drunk is a legal offense. You can get a non-drinking partner for a night out or hire a reliable taxi driver. If you cannot find a sober friend to drive, then ride-share services are also a great way to keep yourself safe during the night. You can also pre-book your cab to make sure that you have a ride when the night ends.

Wait Inside Until Your Taxi Arrives

In some big cities, taxi driver come on the street. But, when you have many drinks, you don’t want to be waiting for you cab at a stoplight or the curb. Thieves or traffic accidents are some of the risks involved in waiting the night for your taxi. Always stay inside until your taxi arrives.

Follow these steps and make your night safe and party sounder.

These guidelines are brought to you by a local taxi company to ensure that you stay safe, whatever the reason and context in which you choose to enjoy alcohol.