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AAA Tow To Go Program Returns For The Holidays Offering Free Tows For Impaired Drivers

As we drive into the holiday week, the AAA is once again activating its Tow to Go program for the holidays, offering its "Tow to Go" program – for members and non-members – as a last defense to keep impaired drivers off the road during the holidays.

The program is available from 6 pm on Friday, December 23 through until 6 am, Monday, January 2.

The service will be in place to help drivers who may have had a little too much to drink and don’t have a ride home and should be treated as a last resort.

The AAA stresses that it should only be used as a last resort, with the service only available to one person and their vehicle.

A tow truck will take the impaired driver home or to a safe location, but it must be within a 10-mile radius.

According to AAA, Tow to Go aims to remove impaired drivers from roads and get people home safely on nights when impaired driving may be more likely.

Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that between Christmas to New Year’s in 2020, there were 209 drunk driving-related fatalities nationwide.

AAA has offered Tow to Go during major holidays for almost 25 years. During that time, they removed more than 25,000 impaired drivers from the road.

The number to call is (855) 2-TOW-2-GO or (855) 286-9246.

Important Tow To Go Guidelines

Appointments cannot be scheduled in advance to use Tow to Go. It is designed as a safety net for those that did not plan ahead. Always choose a designated driver before celebrating.

The Tow to Go program operates here in Orlando and throughout Florida, and in addition offers service in Georgia (excluding Savannah), Iowa, Michigan, North Dakota, Nebraska, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Denver, Colorado, Charlotte, North Carolina, and Fort Wayne/South Bend, Indiana.

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