Matt Lindsay became another victim of Uber surge pricing on New Year’s Eve after getting his inebriated self and his drunk friends home safely, only to receive an email 20 minutes later confirming an Uber charge for a whopping $1,114.71 Canadian.
After my cry for help last month wherein I described how my life had slipped into a greasy wrench-a-thon, all but entirely devoid of human contact, many readers came to my aid to suggest a way out. And now, thanks to you, I’ve got a wrenching plan for 2016.
New Year’s Eve might be the best party night of the year, but it can also be the most stressful, from losing your phone to the far more perilous drive home. Here are a few things you can do now to stay safe and sane this New Year’s.