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3 Times When Hiring a Driver is the Smart Option

Most people either drive their own vehicles when they have somewhere to go, or tag along with a friend or family member. However, did you know that there are times when it makes more sense to call a taxi, or car service? You may think that doing this makes you spend unnecessarily, which is not always the case. While searching for 'driver near me' or 'cab near me' every time you want to go somewhere might be cost prohibitive, the following three instances are times when you should most definitely, let someone else do the driving.

When Adult Beverages will be flowing

If you're going out with friends, or you have a date night planned and alcohol is involved, it is advised to leave the driving to a professional. Even if you have a designated driver, there is no guarantee that he or she will refrain from having a drink of two. A DUI can be devastating. The emotional and monetary cost is always far more than the cost of a cab or hiring a car service. Keep in mind that it is never worth the risk; if you're drinking, don't drive!

Going to an Event in the City

No matter where you live, events in the city are notoriously difficult when it comes to parking. You will save yourself a lot of stress and aggravation if you leave your vehicle at home. Consider the following.

  • You can be dropped off right at the venue.

  • You don't have to waste valuable time searching for parking.

  • Parking lot fees are expensive.

You can be picked up without any added stress. The evening will be much more enjoyable.


If you're planning a trip out of town, taking your car to the airport and paying for long-term parking is like throwing money out the window. Financially, it makes more sense to let someone else do the driving. The taxi or car that drops you off can also be booked to bring you back home upon your return.

There are many more reasons why you would search 'driver near me' or cab near me', but the above are some good examples as to why it's not always more expensive to hire a driver. In several cases, you could end up saving money and you'll also avoid any driving related stress.

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