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6 ways to get home (and avoid a DUI) this festive season

Do not even think about getting behind the wheel if you've been drinking.

Many drivers don't know when they are over the legal limit of breath alcohol content.

Rather be safe than sorry, suggests CapeTalk producer Jonathan Duguid.

He offered advice on the top transport services available for people who don't wish to be designated drivers.

There are two mobile on-demand apps (Uber and Taxify), two traditional taxi cab companies (Excite Taxis and Sports Taxis) and two drive-you-home services (Goodfellas or Scooter Angels).

Which will you be using to get home safely this festive season?

Below are some comparisons:

Take a listen to the price comparisons below:

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