With the silly season fast approaching, the topic of booze and roads comes up, inevitably. Well, until mense get wise to the dangers of drunk driving, the topic cannot be discussed enough.

Perhaps the trick is to plan. We all know what it’s like when you’re on the vibe and the party is pumping, it’s too easy to not have a plan in place about how you are going to get home.

Rather, think before you drink, make a plan before you have that first dop.

This weekend the long-awaited Saldanha top-end Drags take place at the Saldanha airfield. Thousands of fans come from near, and mainly far, to witness the spectacle as some of the country’s meanest machines go for a top speed measured at the 800m line. 

Never was there a better time to practise Safely Home rules, especially when it comes to drinking and driving.

Bobby Nitro has it on good authority that the cops are going to be out in force and that there will be multiple Ghost Squad units in the area. Hey, but do we really need the police to make us drive clever?