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Long Island Lawyer Funds Cab Rides Home To Avoid Drunk Driving Crashes

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MELVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - A Long Island lawyer sick over the deaths he has seen because of drunk drivers has decided to fund a safe and sober campaign, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.

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After you sign up through attorney Kenneth Mollins’ website, you can receive one free cab ride home (up to $25) during the month of your birthday.

LINK: Kenneth Mollins Safe and Sober Registration

The program started on May 25.

“Memorial Day starts a holiday where drinking becomes prevalent. People get badly hurt,” Mollins told Hall.

Mollins spent $10,000 to fund the Safe and Sober program.

“And what we’re hoping is that other businesses continue to support what we’re doing and also participate in what we’re doing so we get a lot more rides that way,” he said.

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