Hop on the bus if you plan a drink
An initiative of the Byron Liquor Accord, ‘Nightrider’ is aimed at cutting the high incidence of drink-driving in the town.
It operates from 7 pm to 4 pm between the CBD, Sunrise Beach, Suffolk Park, Byron Hills, Baywood Chase and Lilli Pilli with the cost of a one-way trip $3.
People using the service have to pre-purchase tickets from hotels, nightclubs and bottle shops in the town and at Suffolk Park and Sunrise.
A Liquor Accord spokesperson said only a small number of restaurants were members of the group, but hopefully more would join.
Anyone wanting to use the ‘Nightrider’ service can call 0419848875 between 7pm and 4 am on Fridays and Saturdays to arrange a pick up.
Patrons of participating venues can also ask security or management to contact the driver.