For many 2016 has been a pretty rough year, if you are one of the people who is looking forward to bidding adieu to 2016 with copious amounts of alcohol, make sure you are safe.

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From Dec. 30th to Jan. 3rd, the Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol, and local law agencies will increase their DUI enforcement to arrest impaired drivers.

Making the terrible decision to drive impaired can impact so many lives. When going out this weekend, or anytime you go out and plan to drink, arrange for a sober ride home.
Here are some options if you intend to go to Denver or stay in Northern Colorado.

RTD and Coors Light will be offering complimentary bus and rail service from 7 p.m. on New Year's Even until 7 a.m. on January 1st as part of the "Freeze the Keys" DUI-prevention effort.

The Sawaya Law Firm will pay for one cab ride (when you send them your receipt) from one location to your home through January 3rd.

Lyft is offering a discount to new users. You can sign up with the promo code CDOTRideSafe for a $20 credit on your first ride.

The consequences of a DUI are deadly and financially costly. You can be punished with up to one year in jail, license suspension, and can cost more than $13,500 in fines, legal fees, and increased insurance costs.