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Operation Red Nose declared a success

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The program aimed at helping to keep drunk drivers off our roads during the holidays has been an enormous success.

Operation Red Nose says in just over 6 days, it provided 921 trips for people who were not fit to drive.

The program is staffed by livery drivers, who will drive a drunk person and their car wherever they need to go.

But the service isn't free.

In fact, you'll pay twice the normal rate.

But the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers says it's a bargain, when you consider the potential costs of driving drunk.

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