Safe Ride Home with Lyft Use Lyft as your next designated driver for a safe ride home after a night of cocktails. These days you cannot afford to be caught driving after having drinks. The penalties in some states can add up to over $10,000 in legal fees for a convicted of Driving under the influence of alcohol. The best option is to have a rideshare app such as Lyft or Uber setup as a your plan B for a sober ride. Have a backup plan with a sober driver for a night of shenanigans will always come in handy.