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By: GardenGrrl , 6:24 PM GMT on December 12, 2013
Hi All, it's the Holidays and lots of drinking holiday cheer. This year let's save lives and keep families together.
Promote being a Designated driver.
Time to use social media. Please post on Facebook, Pinterest etc. Messages that promote Being A Designated Driver.
These can be pictures, videos, plain old text posts.
We all know teenagers experiment with drinking, post these things on all the pages of the teenagers you know.
Post them on your friends pages, acquaintances, just get the message out. Advertising and peer pressure does work.
Other adults do notice what their peers are doing. When you show up at parties, let people know one of you is a designated driver. Make sure the designated driver does not drink alcohol or do any drugs. (Believe it or not some people consider smoking pot or having less than three alcoholic drinks being "sober" enough to drive).
When you get home the designated driver can have a few shots to catch up with the designated drinker. Then you can go do what adults usually do after a night of drinking when they get home... (argue ;)
Role Model to Kids
When you go out with your kids, let them know one person is the designated driver because while alcohol is fun, it is also dangerous to drive after drinking. Be sure the person drinking does not get S**t Faced drunk or just really drunk. Kids need to learn that having a drink does not mean getting drunk even when you have a designated driver.
So please, make up your own photos to post, use mine, find some, or just write messages, get the word out.
Designated Drivers are Holiday Heroes.
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