WASHINGTON — The Washington Regional Alcohol Program will offer rides home to St. Patrick’s Day revelers through SoberRide from 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 17 until 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 18 in an effort to prevent drinkers from driving the roads.
To receive a free cab ride home, call 800-200-8294 (TAXI). AT&T customers can dial #WRAP from their wireless phones.
Details and requirements of the SoberRide program:
Participating Taxi Companies:
All calls must originate in: Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties in Maryland; the Cities of Rockville, Bowie, College Park, Gaithersburg, Greenbelt and Takoma Park in Maryland; the District of Columbia; Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William and Eastern Loudoun Counties in Virginia; and the Cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Manassas and Manassas Park in Virginia.
Since 1993, WRAP has provided over 60,453 safe rides home, according to WRAP. Currently, SoberRide operates during the December/January holiday season, St. Patrick’s Day, Independence Day and Halloween.