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December
2023
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AAA Activates 'Tow to Go' for Year-End Holidays

Don’t Drive Impaired; Call (855) 2-TOW-2-GO for a Safe Ride

AAA is working to keep impaired drivers off the road this holiday season. Friday night, the Auto Club Group will activate its Tow to Go program in North Dakota and other select states.

“If you’re faced with the decision of driving impaired, put down the car keys and chose an alternative,” said Gene LaDoucer, regional director of public affairs, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “There should be no reason to put yourself and others at risk by driving impaired. Among the alternatives is AAA’s Tow to Go program, which provides a safe ride when all other options are exhausted.” 

It’s important to note, AAA service technicians expect to rescue more than 937,000 drivers with car trouble during the upcoming holidays. So, treat Tow to Go as a last resort. Options to consider first include:

  • Designating a sober driver.
  • Calling a family member or friend.
  • Staying at your current location.
  • Calling a taxi or ride service. Lyft users in North Dakota who want a sober ride can use code VZWINTER23 to get $10 off their ride from Dec. 18-Jan 1. The ND Sober Ride program is provided by Vision Zero and sponsored by AAA.  

 

Tow to Go is active from 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22 to 6 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2
Available in FL, GA, IA, MI, ND, NE, TN, WI, CO (Denver), NC (Charlotte), IN (Fort Wayne/South Bend).
Phone Number: (855) 2-TOW-2-GO or (855) 286-9246

 

This is the 25th year The Auto Club Group has provided the Tow to Go program. When called upon, The Auto Club Group dispatches a tow truck to transport the impaired person and their vehicle to a safe location within a 10-mile radius for free. Since its inception, Tow to Go has removed more than 25,000 impaired drivers from the road.

ABOUT TOW TO GO

  • Free and available to AAA members and non-members.
  • Confidential local ride for one person and their vehicle to a safe location within a 10-mile radius.
  • Appointments cannot be scheduled in advance to use Tow to Go. It is designed as a safety net for those that did not plan ahead. Always choose a designated driver before celebrating.
  • In some situations, AAA may need to make other arrangements to get an impaired individual a safe ride home.
  • Tow to Go may not be available in rural areas or during severe weather conditions.
About AAA - The Auto Club Group

The Auto Club Group (ACG) is the second largest AAA club in North America with more than 13 million members across 14 U.S. states, the province of Quebec and two U.S. territories. ACG and its affiliates provide members with roadside assistance, insurance products, banking and financial services, travel offerings and more. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with more than 64 million members in the United States and Canada. AAA’s mission is to protect and advance freedom of mobility and improve traffic safety. For more information, get the AAA Mobile app, visit AAA.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.