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Big Night Out? Catch a SoberRide Home

by Karen Goff — December 31, 2014 at 2:00 pm 0

SoberRidePlanning on attending a big New Year’s Eve bash tonight. As always, be careful out there if you’re drinking,

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) is offering its SoberRide program on New Year’s Eve in Fairfax County.

Here is what you need to know:

The program runs from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Customers receive a free cab ride (up to $30 fare). Callers are responsible for fares over $30.

To call for the ride: 800-200-8294 (TAXI). AT&T customers may dial #WRAP from their wireless phones. Important note:  All requests for SoberRide service must be called to and dispatched from 1-800-200-8294.  Do not call a taxi company directly for SoberRide service as the ride will not be covered under this program.

Callers must be 21 or over.

When waiting for a SoberRide, please watch for a cab from the participating taxi company in the area from which you are calling.

Participating Taxi Companies: 
Alexandria Yellow Cab (Alexandria)
Barwood, Inc. (Montgomery County)
Fairfax Yellow Cab (Fairfax County)
Loudoun Yellow Cab (Eastern Loudoun County)
Northern Virginia Checker (Prince William County)
Manassas Cab Company (Prince William County)
Red Top Cab Company (Arlington County)
Silver Cab of Prince George’s County (Prince George’s County)
Yellow Cab of District of Columbia (District of Columbia)
Yellow Cab of Prince William County (Prince William County)

For more than 20 years, WRAP’s SoberRide has helped to ensure greater Washington, DC residents have a safe way home on high-risk holidays. Since 1993, WRAP has provided over 61,002 safe rides home. Currently, SoberRide operates during the December/January holiday season, St. Patrick’s Day, Independence Day and Halloween.

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