New Years Eve is a time for fun and the champagne bubbly which doesn’t mix with driving. Don’t drink and drive this year instead please use one of the free offers from various sources throughout the US on December 31, 2011/ January 1, 2012 if you decide to drink.
UPDATED DD INFO 2013
Driving drunk can not only kill innocent victims, it can cost you thousands of dollars even if you are only a little bit over the legal limit. You always think you are fine after you’ve had a few beers. You aren’t. Call for free help instead.
The AAA (American Automobile Association) offers free cab rides between the hours of 6 p.m. on Saturday December 31st through 6 a.m. Sunday January 1, 2012. To get a free ride from AAA Tipsy Tow if you drink too much on New Year’s Eve just call 1-800-222-4357 (1-800-AAA-Help) and ask for Tipsy Tow. This free service could save your life and save you thousands of dollars from the cost of a DUI (Drinking Under the Influence)
**Note: Colorado and New England are not participating in the AAA Tipsy Tow program this year
On New Years Eve, cab vouchers for $10 are available at select bars and restaurants in Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, Greeley and Loveland. In the Denver area, people can call 1-800-TAXICAB, a national taxi dispatch service which helps locate the nearest cab company to you. Also, RTD is providing free transit rides on New Year’s Eve in the Denver metro area. The free rides start at 7 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and run through 6 a.m. on New Year’s Day. from the Colorado AAA representative.
Denver RTD and Light Rail are offering free rides from 6 p.m. New Years Eve – 6 a.m. New years day. Local Denver cab companies are offering deals on New Years Eve as well call 303-777-7777 and 303-333-3333
“Holiday Free Cab Ride Program” in Denver call a cab for a free ride from a single location to your home in the metro area. This don’t drink and drive measure is offered by the Mr. Michael G. Sawaya, the firm’s founder, as a way to save lives and reduce injuries this holiday season.
Sawaya’s free ride program works like this:
Simply call a cab, get a ride from one location to your home, pay the cab driver and send the bill to The Sawaya Law Firm for reimbursement. Restrictions below
- December 22, 2011 – January 1, 2012
- Must be 21 years of age or older to participate
- Good for a one way ride to your home
- Metro area ride with a maximum value of $35.00
- Must send receipt and copy of a valid drivers license to:
Holiday Free Cab Ride Program
The Sawaya Law Firm
1600 Ogden Street
Denver, CO 80218
Call 303-Good-Law (303-466-3529) for more details.
Another option is to become familiar with one of the designated driver services available throughout the US where two people arrive to drive you and your car home safely.DrinkingandDriving.org gives you links to these services in every state here.
The big message is don’t drive drunk on New Years Eve. Call a cab, take a bus, figure out your plan now before you are intoxicated and can make wise decisions.
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