What local shuttles will be running late New Year’s Eve



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Image: Douglas Shire Council.

With only one midnight fireworks display local shuttles have your back this New Year’s Eve as they will be running later than usual.
Since we are all just a little excited about seeing the back side of 2020, it is equally important to do so safely.

Ring in the New Year by ringing up these late-night shuttles to take you home.

• SR Transport 3.00 am with last pick up at 2.45 am - Contact: 0469 723 071
• Excellence Coaches & Tours 2.00 am - Contact 0432 797 280
• Aussie Local Shuttle 1.00 am - Contact 0490 880 406
• Sizzling wheels 1.30 – 2.00 am - Contact 0449 982 783
• Port Douglas Taxi – early into the morning - Contact 1310 08

Walking back after a few may not be the best idea either, shocking figures revealed that 32 pedestrians were killed and 153 were hospitalised with serious injuries during 2020 with RACQ pleading with Queenslanders to avoid walking home drunk this New Year’s Eve.

Club spokesperson Clare Hunter said Department of Transport and Main Roads data revealed alcohol was a factor in around 30 percent of pedestrian deaths.

“Almost one third of pedestrians killed on our roads have a blood alcohol reading of 0.05, which is a sobering thought,” Ms Hunter said

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