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Partying for St. Patrick's Day? Leave your keys.

Posted at 8:20 AM, Mar 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-18 08:20:54-04

Designated Drivers of Buffalo will offer extended service St. Patrick's Day weekend to help parade-goers and other revelers get home safely after drinking.

The service is offering discounted, member rates to anyone who requests a ride Thursday through Sunday. The service will also be adding extra drivers to meet the increased demand.

Safe rides will be available Thursday, March 17 through Saturday, March 20 from 6 p.m. to 4 a.m., and again on Sunday, March 21 from 3 p.m. to 4 a.m.

This weekend's rates for an on-demand ride are $25 plus $3 per mile.

To request transportation, individuals should call 716-202-2222.

To ensure customer safety, all employees of Designated Drivers of Buffalo are required to pass a complete background check, driving record check, and driving safety training prior to giving their first ride.  Drivers are uniformed with ID tags when they arrive to pick up customers.

More information can be found at the Designated Drivers of Buffalo website.