SoberRide Offers Free Cab Service July 4th

| July 4, 2015 | 0 Comments | Community
Sober Ride flyer provided by Prince William County Police.

Sober Ride flyer provided by Prince William County Police.

WRAP’s SoberRide program will be offered Saturday, July 4 from 10 p.m. until 4 a.m. Sunday, July 5.

To receive a free cab ride home (up to a $30 fare), residents of the D.C. metro region can call 1-800-200-8294 (TAXI). AT&T customers may dial ‪#‎WRAP‬ from their wireless phones.

Readers should refer to the SoberRide information listed below for important details concerning this program. Riders must be 21 or older to use the SoberRide service.

Note: All requests for SoberRide service must be called to and dispatched from 1-800-200-8294. Those wishing to receive a free sober ride should not call the taxi company directly.

WRAP’s SoberRide has been called one of the nation’s most successful free cab ride programs for would-be impaired drivers. It has helped to ensure greater Washington, DC residents have a safe way home on high-risk holidays.

Since 1993, WRAP has provided over 62,536 safe rides home. Currently, SoberRide operates during the December/January holiday season, as well as on St. Patrick’s Day, Cinco de Mayo, Independence Day and Halloween.

Detailed Information: 

WRAP’s SoberRide provides a free cab ride home up to a $30 fare.
Callers are financially responsible for anything over $30.

You must be 21 or older to use the SoberRide service.

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.

You cannot reserve a SoberRide or schedule a pickup in advance. To receive a ride, you must call 1-800-200-8294 (TAXI) during the program hours. A SoberRide call operator will direct your request to the correct participating cab company.

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)
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)

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

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