Bars like Galaxy in Silver Spring, Md., are expected to be packed throughout the week, especially on New Year's Eve on Friday. And to dissuade people from driving after drinking, the Washington Regional Alcohol Program is offering free cab rides.
"So knowing that the service is free, the call is free, and that we offer this basically until two hours after last call, at least in some of the bars in the District, I can't think of a single reason why anyone would have a valid excuse to get behind the wheel of a car possibly impaired," Erickson says.
Those requesting a ride should call 1-800-200-TAXI.
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