Tonight is the biggest night of the year for area bars as family and friends come into town in preparation for their Thanksgiving celebrations. To be sure everyone enjoys the holiday responsibly, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Department and Evansville Police Department will be conducting a DUI checkpoint someone in town to make sure no one is driving when they shouldn't be.

The checkpoint is funded by the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute through a grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and will take place at an undisclosed location based off "local traffic collision data" between 10:00 p.m. Wednesday night and 4:00 a.m. Thursday morning according to the Sheriff's Department.

If you plan on heading out tonight to enjoy a few drinks with family or friends you haven't seen in a while, plan ahead and either pick a designated driver, or call one of the local taxi services below to give you a lift home.

Unity Taxi – 812-421-9999

River City Yellow Cab – 812-297-7091 or 812-618-7546

Dave’s Taxi Service – 812-205-8662

Checker Cab Company – 812-428-0000

ABC Transportation and Roadside Service – 812-604-9975

Personal Assistance Service – 812-437-7278

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