Roadside Chat - Ring in the New Year right. Drive sober tonight.
What are your plans for News Year’s Eve? If you’re hosting a gathering, don’t forget to offer your guests non-alcoholic drink options. If you’re headed out to celebrate, plan ahead and bring your own non-alcoholic options just in case the host hasn’t planned mock-tail versions for the celebration.
If you do plan to drink on New Year’s Eve, plan ahead for a sober ride. Designated drivers, rideshares, and taxis are excellent ways to get home safely. If those are not available where you are, your safest bet is to stay put for the night.
Non-alcoholic drinks can still be fun and interesting. Here are 27 recipes for non-alcoholic cocktails that are sure to impress - https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/drinks/how-to/g785/best-mocktail-recipes/
In 2021, there have been 350 deaths in traffic crashes. That is an increase of nine since last Friday. To see statistics published daily by the Office of Driver Services, go to the daily fatality report at https://www.iowadot.gov/mvd/stats/daily.pdf