Torreón, Coahuila / 09.07.2021 09:59:25
With the objective of reducing road accidents by drunk drivers in Torreón, a pilot program called Alternative Transportation Service, in which it is take bar patrons safely home.
In the project they work Civil Society and the Operational Coordination of the Control of Registers of the Ministry of Finance of the State Government of Coahuila, and at a press conference they announced Private Security companies of nightlife and ‘Second Pilot ‘ (same that has been operating for a long time), which is about giving a option to customers of places where alcohol is sold so that they do not drive drunk.
Clarify that it is not about receiving any economic remuneration, only that the transfer back is given to the driver who took the person.
What does it consist of?
The collective ‘Safe Formula’ explained this program consists of taking the clients of bars, breweries, canteens and social events, in their own vehicles but with the allocation of drivers insurance, employed by the owners of establishments with training.
Alternative transportation service is a strategy that prevent undrivable customers from taking the wheel, and so they will not face the heavy penalties of the breathalyzer.
“This weekend we began with the pilot test within the responsible service actions as part of customer support only under the commitment to pay for private transport for the return of the driver, since the objective is to prevent them from being the protagonists of a accident that ends in tragedy “, he affirmed Luis Jaime del Prado Hoyos, Security Coordinator, who pointed out that it is also planned to have an application and a WhatsApp line.
Luis Morales Cortés, head of the Operational Coordination of the Control of Registers, said that representatives of nightlife private security companies and a company that offers the service of the transfer of people who attend parties.
“In this case, Alternative Transportation will be offered in addition to the taxis or uber that are assigned in the premises. These people have the advantage that they are known by those attending various establishments, “he said.