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designated driver

A person who stays sober during a social gathering and is responsible for safely driving others from one location to another. Since Kara never drinks alcohol, she always offers to be the designated driver for her friends.
See also: designate, driver
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OFF Paul Flynn and Aidan O'Shea help to launch the Designated Driver promotion from Coca Cola and, below, Flynn with Sam
During operating hours designated driver teams are on stand-by at their respective residences waiting to get activated for a call near their location.
While they advocated content that sends a message that there is no "safe" way to combine cannabis use and driving, they advocated "harm reduction" measures that could be included such as instituting a wait time between cannabis use and driving and the use of designated drivers.
Where deals are available THESE bars and restaurants all offer deals on soft drinks for designated drivers.
A-B's network of 600 wholesalers will support this program at on-premise accounts with scratch-off cards that will make designated drivers eligible for prizes.
The one thing the designated driver will not be able to savour however is alcohol - the free drinks being offered at the 2,000 participating venues across the region will be non-alcoholic.
I felt that even if we all came to the discussion assuming that it's bad for kids to drink, we should all be able to agree that designated drivers are a good thing," said Isaak, who is a student representative to the school board.
Honor designated drivers and non-drinking friends with festive non-alcoholic drinks ("mocktails") that are creative and exciting.
Working closely with the licensed trade, the company offers the designated driver in a group free bottled water, juice and soft drinks.
Huddersfield road safety charity BraKe and insurance company Direct Line, are appealing to revellers to help prevent Christmas tragedies by confronting designated drivers who breaK their promise by DRINKING alcohol.
THE ANNUAL 'European Night Without Accident' in which volunteer designated drivers pledge to remain drug and alcohol free for the night is taking place this Saturday.
Andy Hickson, manager of Bacchus on High Bridge, which along with all Sir John Fitzgerald's pubs will be offering free soft drinks for designated drivers when a round is bought during December.
DESIGNATED drivers will be able to get a free soft drink in the Government's crackdown on over-the-limit motorists this Christmas, it has been announced.
TALK about a genius idea: Keen to promote safe driving, Manchester club Venus is offering free soft drinks to designated drivers.
Under the scheme, which will run throughout the Christmas and New Year period, designated drivers will receive offers on soft drinks from 1,000 outlets across the West Midlands.
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