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Safe Ride Home this New Year's

Jaffa King

Safe Ride Home this New Year's

CREATED Dec. 30, 2011

PALM DESERT- A good way to avoid a DUI is to grab a cab for free!

In an effort to cut down on DUI's this New Year's eve -- taxi's will be taking coachella valley residents home for free.

It's called the Safe Ride Home program sponsored by local attorney Walter Clark.

The program is in it's sixth year.

Airport Taxi, American Cab and Yellow Cab of the Desert are participating in the program.

The free rides start new years eve. They end at 2 a.m. New Year's day.

AAA is once again offering its tipsy tow service. You don't have to be an AAA member to be eligible. The service will allow you to have a free cab ride home - so you don't drink and drive.

The service starts at 6 p.m. on New Year's Eve and ends at 6 a.m. New Year's day. Just call 1-800-222-4357 to request a free cab ride home.