My son said he wanted to drive about 30 minutes away to a nearby beach for a big graduation party. This put me on edge immediately. He’s graduating from a local university and is of legal age to drink, as are his friends. But I simply did not think it was a good idea for him to drink and drive. He thought it would be a good idea to have a designated driver, but you cannot trust that your friend won’t drink and drive. I suggested a party bus company rental instead.
I explained to my kid that I would be honored to pay for the rental myself. It would be part of his graduation present. (more…)