Whether you are hosting a wedding, group party or a neighborhood picnic, alcohol is served everywhere. During party, drinking alcohol will not be much of an issue but when your guest’s start going for their homes, chances of accident while driving increase a lot.
According to law, person who served the liquor is also equally responsible for the accident that has occurred because of drinking too much liquor. The family members of the individual who has suffered serious injury or death due to drunk driving can sue all people that is associated with the party. To reduce your liquor liability, best way is to not serve liquor in your party. However, this is not really feasible because no party is complete without the inclusion of liquor. It’s your responsibility to make sure that your guests do not drink too much liquor during party.
If you are taking the services of vendor in serving liquor, ensure that vendor is licensed and insured. If that is not the case, you are in for a tough time especially if any of your guests commit an accident. If you are serving liquor by yourself, you can handle situation more efficiently as you will know how much liquor is being consumed by the guests. If any of your guest is taking too much liquor you can tell him clearly that he has already crossed liquor limit and now he will not get any dose.
It’s always better to remind guests to drink responsibly and exercise good judgment. Let them know that drinking too much liquor can cause significant danger to their life. If any of your guests has drink excessively, make sure that he does not drive the car and you send him to his home on your car through your driver. Buy a liquor liability insurance policy by getting an additional rider from your insurance company. If possible, it is also recommended that you add an indemnification clause. To get discount in liquor liability insurance policy, you need to shop around in the market. Rather than going for short-term coverage, it is advisable that you opt for comprehensive liquor liability insurance coverage.