To many, New Year’s Eve means silly hats, noisemakers and fireworks displays.
Don’t think of it as old news. Think of it as timeless advice.
If your celebration plans include Champagne — or any other adult beverage — recruit a designated driver or take a bus or taxi home. The Texas Department of Transportation has an easy-to-use site, SoberRides.org, which uses your location to help you find alternate transportation. And AAA Texas offers complementary rides to members and non-members through its Tipsy Tow program.
And remember — beginning New Year’s Day, it is illegal to use a hand-held phone when driving in San Antonio except in an emergency.
Photo by Gabriel Pollard