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Free tow program available for long holiday weekend

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Published:   |   Updated: July 3, 2014 at 02:20 PM

If you have too much to drink over the long holiday weekend and are not safe to drive, don’t risk it. Just call (855) 2-TOW-2-GO for a free confidential tow within a 10-mile radius to a safe location.

The program is provided by AAA and is free for everyone, not just auto club members.

The free ride is offered beginning Friday, July 4 through 6 a.m. on Monday, July 7 for the Independence Day weekend holiday.

Although the ride is free, there are some restrictions and guidelines:

♦ Tow trucks can take up to two people; if there are more people in your group you will need to make other arrangements to get home safely.

♦ You can’t make an appointment in advance to use the Tow to Go service, it is designed to be used as a last resort. Party -goers are encouraged to have a designated driver before they have their first drink.

♦  If a person is too intoxicated to be safely transported in a tow truck, AAA may need to contact a local cab company or law enforcement to assist with getting the intoxicated individual a safe ride home.

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