HOUSTON – Sutliff & Stout, PLLC is encouraging people not to drink and drive by offering free cab rides home on Halloween night.
"Traditionally, Saturday nights are the most dangerous evenings for drivers on Houston roadways," said Hank Stout, co-founder of Sutliff & Stout, PLLC.
"Harris County leads the nation in drunk-driving crashes, and according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 31% of fatal crashes on Saturdays and Sundays are alcohol-related, compared to 13% on weekdays. With Halloween falling on a Saturday this year for the first time since 2009, we want to give drivers an incentive to make the right choice not to drive if they are out drinking Saturday night."
Nationally, 38 percent of fatal crashes during Halloween night involved a driver or motorcyclist with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 or higher.
Drunk drivers accounted for 23 percent of pedestrian fatalities on Halloween.
Sutliff & Stout, PLLC will reimburse cab rides taken between 5 p.m. Saturday, October 31st and 6 a.m. Sunday, November 1st in the Houston metro area up to $30 via a PayPal account.
Drivers must submit a cab receipt, photocopy of a valid driver's license and PayPal associated email address to:
No DWI Holiday Cab Program
Sutliff & Stout, PLLC
550 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 530
Houston, TX 77027