- Dont forget about
designating a sober driver or planning to get a safe ride when you are on
- Encourage businesses
at your favorite vacation spots to start Designated Driver programs.
- Start your own Safe
- Promote Zero Tolerance
Means Zero Chances at back-to-school orientations.
- Contact employers
and local businesses and encourage them to distribute promotional campaign
materials in employees paychecks.
- Promote Designated
Driver and Safe Ride programs in coordination with the start of the football
season (see Dry-er Friar program on page 7).
- Participate in Network
of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) Drive Safely to Work Week Campaign.
- Promote Labor Day
Designated Driver and Safe Ride programs.
- Throw a Halloween
party to remember. Encourage your guests to eat and control their alcohol
consumption by having one person pour drinks. Avoid open bars and self-serve
alcoholic punch bowls.
- Serve mocktails at
your homecoming and college football parties.
- Encourage the traditional
after dinner nap on Thanksgiving, especially for those who have been drinking.
DECEMBER (YOU DRINK & DRIVE. YOU LOSE. MOBILIZATION PERIOD)
- Hold a 3D Prevention
- Urge local employers
to provide safe transportation from holiday parties.
- Make sure your holiday
party is a hit. Have lots of food and activities to draw the attention away
from the hot toddies and eggnog.
- Place a basket by
the door where guests can drop their keys.
- Encourage residents
to place Designated Driver and Safe Ride messages on their party invitations.
- Serve non-alcoholic
champagne at your New Years Eve party.