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Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Bikes preventing drunk driving

A very interesting piece in the Red & Black describes a new motorized bike-based business, Zingo, that provides designated drivers for downtown drunks.
The newest mode of sober transportation in Athens keeps students from driving drunk if they need their cars the next morning.

Zingo Athens Designated Drivers sends insured drivers to the student's car by motorbike - within 10 minutes of a call - to drive the customer and car home safely after a night on the town.
Full story here.

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