Going to a Holiday Gathering? Take Steps to Avoid Driving Under the Influence

Going to a Holiday Gathering? Take Steps to Avoid Driving Under the Influence

As family and friends gather for Christmas Eve celebrations, Victory State Bank wishes everyone a joyous and safe holiday.

With this in mind, Staten Island’s only community-based business bank, is also reminding partygoers not to drink and drive.

The bank wants everyone to enjoy the festivities and to make safety a priority by taking these steps when alcohol is being served:

§  Make plans so that you don’t have to drive after drinking.

§  Prior to any drinking, designate a non-drinking driver when with a group.

§  Don’t let your friends drive impaired. Take their keys away.

§  If you have been drinking, get a ride home or call a taxi.

§  If you’re hosting a party where alcohol will be served, remind your guests to plan ahead and designate their sober driver; offer alcohol-free beverages; and make sure all guests leave with a sober driver. 

Remember: Even one drink impairs driving ability and increases the risk of a crash. 

To learn more about the dangers of impaired driving, log onto the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

About Victory State Bank


VSB Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: VSBN) is the one-bank holding company for Victory State Bank. As Staten Island, N.Y.’s only community-based commercial bank, Victory State Bank operates five full-service locations on the Island: The main office in the community of Great Kills, and branches in the communities of West Brighton, St. George, Dongan Hills and Rosebank. For additional information, Victory State Bank may be reached at 718-979-1100 or visited online at www.VictoryStateBank.com.


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