LOS ANGELES—The Southern California Automobile Clue (AAA) had their 17th Annual Tipsy Tow, a service that provide drivers a safe way to enjoy the holiday season and get home. The Tipsy Tow service is only offered on New Year’s Eve and the Fourth of July.
According to their website, arrests involving Drinking Under the Influence (DUI) have risen dramatically since last year. The free service will take the inebriated party to their desired location as long as it is with a seven-mile radius of where they were picked up. It is available to both members and non-members of AAA. To utilize the free service on a future New Year’s Eve or Fourth of July date contact: 1-800-400-4222.
The AAA has provided helpful tips to stay safe when inebriated: “ensure all guests have a ride to and from their destination in a car driven by a non-drinking designated driver, plan activities that take the focus away from drinking, and make non-alcoholic beverages readily available, Serve high-protein snacks to slow down alcohol absorption, stop serving alcohol at least 90 minutes before a party ends, and serve guests coffee or dessert [and] take car keys from intoxicated guests who plan to drive home.”