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Don't Rely on Luck!


Check out these facts about Colorado residents on St. Patrick’s Day!

  • In 2012, there were 424 arrests and four deaths throughout the state of Colorado because of drunk driving on St. Patrick’s Day alone

  • The cost of a cab ride from one side of Colorado Springs to the other costs an average of $17.00

  • The cost of a one-ride bus fare is $1.75

  • If you are caught driving under the influence, you can be held responsible for:

    • Court costs

    • Ticket costs/Criminal fines

    • Bail should you be arrested

    • Revocation of license

    • Driving classes

    • Charged with a misdemeanor

    • Installation of interlocking device for your vehicle

    • Probation/Testing

    • And an increase in your car insurance premiums

This totals to over $10,000 minimum!

Celebrating the holiday with friends is a time-honored tradition, especially on St. Patrick’s Day! We at Southern Colorado Insurance want to remind you to be safe and have a plan to get home. Never drive under the influence!

Don’t rely on luck when it comes to insurance and safety. Make sure you and your loved ones are fully covered and be prepared for anything that may come your way. If you are not sure what kind of coverage you need, or are looking to change your coverage, give Debbie a call at (719) 329-4441 or email Debbie for a quote or to set up a meeting at youarefirst [at] scicteam [dot] com.


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