New Year's Eve is a great chance to celebrate the year that has gone by and the coming of a new one. However, these celebrations also come with great dangers and responsibilities. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you make your New Years' plans!
Have First aid Nearby.
There will be a time when you expect to have a first aid kit nearby. Many stories exist about people getting injured and not having a first aid kit. First aid kits are essential in an emergency as they reduce the risk of minor injuries from worsening. First aid training also gives people the confidence to assist with an accident to help relieve or stabilize the symptoms.
New Year's Eve Driving
After New Year's celebrations, many people take to roads and public transportation to make their way home. The very number inevitability of irresponsible drivers makes for a dangerous evening on the streets. Over 50% of New Year's Day accidents involve high blood alcohol concentration. The national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign not only spreads the message of safe driving during the season but also comes with a nationwide crackdown on drunk driving enforcement. Officers throughout the country will be on high warning, making every effort to keep roads safer for travelers heading to or from family visits.
For Party Hosts
Hosting a New Year's Eve party can be a terrific way to spend time with friends and families, but it also comes with significant responsibilities. In addition to providing a great party environment, consider these tips to keep your safety. Research numbers for local hospitals and authorities and have them ready in the case of an accident. Have a trusted and selected driver prepared to take guests home if necessary. Always ready to contact a local cab company to deliver rides for your guests. Offer non-alcoholic drinks and water as alternative options.