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Police Offer Holiday Taxi Tips

By Tracy Lehr, KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Reporter,
Published On: Dec 20 2013 01:22:32 AM CST
Updated On: Dec 20 2013 12:38:59 PM CST

Police: If you drink, arrange for a driver


The Santa Barbara Police Department wants to remind the public not to drink and drive.

In addition to designating a driver, police suggest hiring a a taxicab or another type of driver.

Customers have rights, too. They should know it is illegal for driver to charge a minimum fee, or to charge more for groups.

And they cannot refuse short distance fares.

This season there are more choices. Uber now offered driver in Santa Barbara through an app.

Andy Iro of Uber said first-time customers can get discounts.

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