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Joyride program keeps drunk drivers off the road in Redwood County

Have you heard of the Joyride program? It’s kind of like a taxi that takes you to and from events … if you’ve had a few too many drinks, or if you intend to drink.

A month ago, on the day before Thanksgiving, 68 people took advantage of Joyride in Redwood Falls. Last summer, over 120 people used Joyride to get to and from the Redwood County fair.

KLGR’s Joshua Dixon with Lauren Mellenthin, Safe Roads Coordinator with Southwest Health and Human Services, about the Joyride program, and how it keeps drink drivers of the road in the Redwood Area:


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