Busiest Cab Day of the Year | VideoAmy Fox | 12/31/2012
Nobody wants to get slapped with a DUI, so that means a lot of people are calling for a cab ride home.
For cab companies in Minot, New Years Eve is the busiest night for taxis.
At Central Cab, they`ve been preparing for weeks, making sure they have enough vehicles and drivers, and adding another phone line.
And, with hundreds of people expected to get a taxi, some say it`s a good indication people are being responsible.
"People are starting to realize from their friends or somebody they know or work with, whatever, has it happen to them, and they`re thinking a little more, it`s probably not worth it. Like I said, $7-8 to get across town, it is well worth it to take a cab and it`s safer,” said Central Cab Manager Chris Braun.
If you`re planning to catch a cab when the bars close, Braun recommends calling around midnight.
Nola`s Lounge and Capris Bar in Minot offer a free voucher program with Central Cab to help people under the influenc