"It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year," right? But according to transportation officials, it’s also one of the most dangerous times on the road, due to an increase in drunk driving.
On Friday, local officials along with the Washington Regional Alcohol Program relaunched the SoberRide program in an effort to curb would-be drunk drivers.
From now through Jan. 1, D.C.-area residents who find themselves unable to drive after a night of drinking can call for a free cab between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Anyone over the age of 21 can call 1-800-200-TAXI for a free ride worth up to $30.
The taxi companies are offering trips to the following locations: Washington, D.C.
Since 1993, WRAP's SoberRide program has helped more than 49,000 people get a safe trip home after drinking.
Fan, Follow and Text: Get the latest from NBCWashington.com anytime, anywhere. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Sign up for our e-mail newsletters and get breaking news delivered right to your mobile phone -- just text DCBREAKING to 622339 to sign up. (Message and data rates may apply.)