Free ‘tipsy tow’ to get drivers safely home on St. Patrick’s Day

Posted at 2:35 PM, Mar 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-17 16:16:44-04

Planning to have a few drinks on St. Patrick’s Day? 

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  • Call 1-800-222-4357 (AAA-HELP) and ask for a Tipsy Tow home.

AAA Utah is offering a free Tipsy Tows to all drivers, membership not required, from 6 p.m. March 17 to 6 a.m. March 18

Those who feel unsafe behind the wheel after drinking can call 800-222-4357 to get a free ride home for themselves, their car and one other person.

Just tell the AAA operator, “I need a Tipsy Tow.”

“Many people enjoy getting into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, which tends to involve plenty of celebrating,” Rolayne Fairclough said, spokesperson for AAA Utah. “If you’ve been drinking alcohol, don’t get behind the wheel. Give AAA a call and we’ll make sure you get home safely.”

The service is free to AAA members and non-members alike but tows are limited to within 10 miles from point of pickup.

You cannot make a reservation.