The affiliation has existed since 2003 and, all yr spherical, its volunteers supply to deliver again to the Rouen conurbation those that have drunk an excessive amount of to return residence safely. New yr obliges, “The dragons will deliver you again” might be on deck on December 31, with a strengthened system.
“We may have thirty automobiles loaned by the SNCF and 80 volunteers”, explains Raphaël Robert in command of workforce composition for December 31. Volunteers unfold all through the town and solely handle individuals who have a automotive and who can’t go residence: a “dragon” is within the automotive with the celebration animal [s], and one other is within the “escort” automotive.
The affiliation plans to do between 140 and 150 escorts for this New 12 months's celebration, ten instances greater than throughout a “traditional” weekend night. It's not the one factor that adjustments from the unusual.
“Passengers normally are comfortable”, says Joël Janninelle, who’s about to dwell his fourth new yr with the “dragons”. However there are additionally “catastrophe stops”. “There are individuals who don't really feel effectively, it’s a must to have a little bit reflexes”, smiles the volunteer.
Helped financially and materially by the city corridor of Rouen, the dragons deliver you again and will be reached through their switchboard at 02.35.15.12.07 and are continuously on the lookout for volunteers. You too can make a donation to the affiliation. Extra informations on their website.