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AAA's "Tow To Go" Is Back For St. Patrick's Day

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It’s St. Patrick’s Day. And that means AAA’s annual “Tow To Go” program is back to help keep impaired drivers off the road.

It’s St. Patrick’s Day. And that means AAA’s annual “Tow To Go” program is back to help keep impaired drivers off the road.

AAA is once again announcing an effort to help keep impaired drivers off the road this St. Patrick’s Day. The Auto Club Group is reactivating its Tow to Go program for the holiday period, providing safe transportation for impaired drivers and their vehicles. While AAA says it should be treated as a last resort, it will be active from 6 pm today, Thursday to 6 am Monday, March 21st.

AAA Tow to Go has removed more than 25,000 impaired drivers from the road. When called, a tow truck transports the would-be impaired driver and their vehicle to a safe location within a 10 mile radius. The service is free, but again, AAA asks that it be treated as a backup plan.

Approximately one-third of all traffic crash fatalities in the United States involve drunk drivers. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 28 people in the United States die in drunk-driving crashes every day – that’s one person every 52 minutes.

Adrienne Woodland, spokeswoman, AAA – The Auto Club Group says, “Driving impaired doesn’t only endanger yourself, but risks the lives of all the adults and children you share the road with.”

A reminder, AAA says appointments cannot be scheduled in advance to use Tow to Go. It is designed as a safety net for those that did not plan ahead. They say you should always choose a designated driver before celebrating.

For folks in Michigan, Michiganders can call (855) 2-TOW-2-GO for a safe ride.