From 6pm to 6am on December 31st to January 1st drug/alcohol related automotive accidents spike up 71%. A study from SafeAuto.com shows New Years Eve is the most deadly night for drivers.
AAA and tow drivers across the country work to take drunk drivers off the road each year with their “Holiday Safe Ride Program.” Members only have to call 1-800-AAA-HELP and a local tow service will come pick up you and your car. In certain states non members can also take part in the program.
The service varies from state to state so be sure to check AAA’s policy for your area before calling. This can be done by visiting…
While AAA is happy to offer the service to drunk drivers, “AAA urges them to take safety precautions in advance: designate a non-drinking driver, call a cab or stay with a friend.”