Holiday Safe Ride Program

Availability for Christmas and New Year’s Eve 2014

Heather Hunter






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ORLANDO, Fla., (Dec. 3, 2014) – As millions of Americans prepare to celebrate the holidays with loved ones, AAA reminds motorists to take the following safety precautions as the holiday season kicks off: drive only while drug and alcohol-free, select a designated driver for the evening, plan to take a cab or stay with a friend.

AAA works year round to educate motorists about driving practices that will help keep them safe and reduce traffic-related crashes and the injuries that can result. is an online resource offering impaired driving facts, transportation alternatives and expert advice.  Once there, AAA encourages visitors to Take the Pledge to drive drug and alcohol-free.

While not a nationwide program, a number of AAA clubs offer safe ride services on select dates for members and nonmembers. This service is not available everywhere. AAA strongly encourages motorists to pick a designated driver before they head out for any celebrations.

*Please note availability is subject to change without notice.

AAA Clubs Currently Offering a Tipsy Tow Program for Christmas & New Year’s Eve

  • The Auto Club Group (Statewide in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee. Program is called “Tow-to-Go”)
  • AAA Arizona (statewide)
  • AAA South Dakota (Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Mitchell and Yankton
  • AAA Oklahoma (Metro Tulsa, Metro Oklahoma City, Shawnee, Bartlesville, Enid, Muskogee, Tahlequah, Ardmore and Lawton)
  • AAA Northern California (in all club territories)
  • AAA Nevada ( Statewide)
  • AAA Utah (Statewide)
  • AAA Tidewater (Greater Hampton Roads area : Cities of Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Newport News, Hampton, Poquoson, Yorktown and Williamsburg, VA) – program runs through January 1
  • AAA Northwest Ohio ( available in Lucas, Fulton, Wood, Henry, Williams, Defiance, Paulding and Ottawa counties)
  • AAA  MountainWest (Helena, East Helena, Montana City, Belgrade, Bozeman, Billings, Missoula, Livingston, Kalispell, Whitefish and Anchorage, Alaska)

Taxi Ride Programs:

  • AAA Allied Group Dayton, Ohio area (Montgomery County only): The Montgomery County Prosecutor in the Miami Valley has a program called “ArriveSafe.” It provides cab rides for Montgomery County residents only.  AAA has no call center involvement- local motorists must dial 937-449-9999. (Offered from 12 p.m. Dec. 24 through 6 a.m. Dec. 26 and 12 p.m. on Dec. 31 through 6 a.m. January 2)

Program available for New Year’s Eve Only

  • Automobile Club of Southern California (in all club territories)
  • AAA Texas (statewide)
  • AAA New Mexico (statewide)
  • AAA Hawaii
  • AAA Alabama – (Program is called Tow-For-Life)
  • AAA Allied Group
  •  Kansas (Shawnee County -Topeka area only) Care Cab 785-357-4444 (AAA has no call center involvement)

For a comprehensive list of other community programs listed state by state, please visit AAA’s DUI Justice Link Website.

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