NY bar limits parents to one drink

- If you're at Peddlers in Clifton Park, New York and are dining with your children and you're the parent driving home, you'll get a notification that you can one alcoholic drink.

Melisa Gravell is the general manager at Peddlers.

"We love children. Everybody loves children and children don't have a voice," Gravell says.

That's one of the reasons Gravelle says the restaurant limits how much alcohol those dining with children can have.

"I could never live with myself knowing that I killed somebody driving. I could never do that so and it's a choice that you can avoid," Gravelle says.

Longtime Peddlers bartender Cheryl Faas says most times it's an easy policy to enforce.

"We believe in it that much where you know you just politely explain the policy and the nice thing is we explain it ahead of time," Faas says.

If a customer does not abide by the policy they are asked to leave.  Some waitresses take the brunt of those who disagree.

"They do get berated at the tables and some come back very very upset but the managers go to the table and they explain, we're not picking on parents, it's just something that we feel in our hearts is something that we can do in order to help," Gravell says.

Many customers have no problem with the policy.

"Why take the chance, definitely doesn't make any sense. That way keep those people off the road," Greg Culver says.

Legally, the restaurant does have teh right to enforce the rule, according to a local TV station that first reported on the policy.

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