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Tipsy Tow is being offered by AAA Arizona for Labor Day

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Tipsy Tow is being offered by AAA Arizona for Labor Day

By Shelby Payne. CREATED Aug 31, 2014

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Tipsy Tow service will begin 6.p.m. Sunday, August 31 and run through 6 a.m. Monday, September 1.
To call a Tipsy Tow driver for yourself or someone you know who has had too much to drink, call 1-800-AAA-HELP (1-800-222-4357) between 6 p.m. August 31 and 6 a.m. September 1 and state the driver's name, home address, phone number and vehicle/driver location.

AAA is offering this free one-way ride home, up to 10 miles, for drivers and one of their passengers who have been drinking. For trips longer than 10 miles, motorists can expect to be charged the towing company’s standard rate.

According to AAA Arizona, Tipsy Tow service will not be provided to motorists requesting a tow to another drinking establishment or to a destination other than their home. However, a tow to a hotel may be allowed if the motorists is, or plans to become, a guest.

The service does not include roadside assistance.

Shelby Payne

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Shelby joins KGUN9 straight from Arizona State University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.