Out of Luck: Hundreds of DWI’s Issued Over St. Patrick’s Day Weekend
Even in an age where we have several ways to hail a safe ride home, it turns out people will still press their luck and make the conscience decision to drink and drive.
Uber. Yellow Cab. Phone a friend or family member.
I came up with those four options in less that 10 seconds and yet people forget they have even more ways to find a sober cab home with all the ride share apps and local taxi services at our disposal these days.
According to a report by WCCO Minneapolis, the Minnesota State Patrol made 370 arrests for DWI over the St. Patrick's Day holiday weekend. The arrests were from Friday evening through Monday morning
Last year, the patrol says there were 175 DWI arrests.
Do yourself a favor right now: Here’s a quick list of different cab companies you can try in the future so in case you ever find yourself in a position where you need to get home safely, you can reach for your phone and know everything's going to be OK.