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Message Monday - Been drinking? Swallow your pride and ask for a ride

03/16/2020

3-16 been drinkingSt. Patrick’s Day is upon us. If you like to celebrate by having a drink or two, make sure you don’t rely on the luck of the Irish to get you home safely. Plan for a ride share or designate a sober driver, but if that doesn’t work out, here’s a program to check out – Two to Go - http://bit.ly/2Q9afD3

 

TowToGo-pic2Tow to Go is a program offered by AAA and supported by Budweiser that offers a free ride home to impaired drivers, who did not plan for a safe ride home ahead of time. In addition to taking you home, a tow truck driver will transport your vehicle to your home or somewhere safe within 10 miles. For St. Patrick’s Day, the service is running from Monday, March 16 at 6 p.m. to Wednesday, March 18 at 6 a.m. To get a ride, call 855-286-9246 some exceptions apply so make sure you check out the website for details.  

A sober driver is your lucky charm when celebrating St. Patrick’s Day - https://youtu.be/X-JgnlDxzCE

For 2020, there have been 51 fatalities reported. That’s an increase of seven since last Monday. To see statistics published daily by the Office of Driver Services, go to the daily fatality report at https://www.iowadot.gov/mvd/stats/daily.pdf


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