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Five resources for safe-ride services available in Atlanta

Designated Driver Alternative (DDA) offers nightly pick-ups 8 p.m.-4 a.m. The base pick-up fee is $10, plus $2 per mile, but prices can be cheaper if the restaurant is a DDA partner such as Andrews Upstairs and Ormsby's, among others. Pick-up rates, which vary depending on partner location, range from $2 to $5, plus an additional $2 per mile. www.dd-alt.com.

While it doesn't pair inebriated drivers with designated drivers, the National Directory of Designated Driver Services (NDDDS) provides a list of safe ride services available in a given area. On the NDDDS website, select a state and county to see what's available near you. www.drinkinganddriving.org.

My DD dispatches driver duos from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. each night. One driver takes you and your party to your destination while the other follows ensuring that your driver leaves right after dropping you off. Base fees range from $10 to $15 based on pick-up location plus an additional $2 per mile. www.mydd.co.

Through SafeRide America, riders can schedule pick-ups in advance or call when ready. SafeRide doesn't have a base price, but a ride Downtown from East Atlanta Village runs around $25. On the SafeRide Now app or SafeRide America website, enter your pick-up point, drop-off location, your vehicle's information, and the number of people in your party to calculate the cost of a ride. www.saferideamerica.org.

In addition to on-demand and reservation pickup service, BeMyDD allows riders to request a driver for an evening at an hourly rate. Starting at $25 plus an additional $3.45 per mile, BeMyDD drivers will transport you and your companions to your final destination in your own car. Request a ride through BeMyDD's app or through the website. www.bemydd.com.

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