Putting in hot deals because this is easily a $50 value. Hope all you fellow FW'ers have a great 2010 and a continued safe 2009.
If you wind up drinking too much at a party when you were supposed to drive home, the American Automobile Association hopes you will call its Tow To Go program at 1-800-AAA-HELP (1-800-222-4357).
"The program is very unique because it is one of the few programs that comes and gets the driver and their car and gets them both home safely," AAA spokeswoman Joanna Newton said. "What's even more unique is that it is free of charge, completely confidential and you do not have to be a AAA member to use the service."
Still working on finding exact locations this will be available.
Here are the locations in the south: Coverage Areas Tow to Go program is available throughout Florida and in Metro Atlanta, Savannah, and Metro Nashville. Tipsy Tow - Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, California
Coverage Areas Tow to Go program is available throughout Florida and in Metro Atlanta, Savannah, and Metro Nashville.
posted: Dec. 31, 2009 @ 2:29p
Great find, thanks for sharing.
posted: Dec. 31, 2009 @ 2:32p
Nice!!! Next time my car breaks im just gonna go get hammered and call AAA for free towing home. I already have roadside asst from infiniti, but they will only bring the car to the dealer, which is 40 miles from home (and i dont like to let them touch the car anyway)
posted: Dec. 31, 2009 @ 2:39p
This is the exact service that The League (FX) jokes about in I think Episode 5 or so.
also available in metro Los angeles Auto Club Offers "Tipsy Tow" for New Year's Holiday (LOS ANGELES, Dec. 29, 2009) — To help reduce DUI statistics by keeping drinking drivers off the road, the Automobile Club of Southern California is offering its free Tipsy Tow service during the New Year’s holiday. The service is available at 6 p.m. Thursday, New Year’s Eve, through 11:59 p.m. Friday, Jan. 1, 2010. Tipsy Tow is available in the 13 Southern California counties served by the Auto Club.
posted: Dec. 31, 2009 @ 3:47p
In East Asia this kind of thing is standard, but entrepreneurial. You call up the small driver business, they come to wherever you are, drive you, your car, and whoever is in it home. Cost is usually about $10.
posted: Dec. 31, 2009 @ 4:05p
Alexsoccerboy said: In East Asia this kind of thing is standard, but entrepreneurial. You call up the small driver business, they come to wherever you are, drive you, your car, and whoever is in it home. Cost is usually about $10.
We have this in South Dakota, a company called "Scooters" they have collapsable motorcycles that they but in your trunk then drive your car home for you, take out the scooter and drive to the next customer.
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posted: Dec. 31, 2009 @ 4:05p
For NorCAL. http://www.csaa.com/portal/site/CSAA/menuitem.f8ea57972f9730c0f4e78c7492278a0c/?vgnextoid=f013a272eb91d010VgnVCM100000c512daceRCRD&vgnextfmt=default
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posted: Dec. 31, 2009 @ 4:18p
This is pure marketing genius at work. It cost $48.50 per tow that is done. The average drunk driving insurance claim cost the insurance company $8,743.00.
AAA views this as a service to the community but also if we can prevent 1 drunk driving accident insurance claim, it saves the company $8,743. 180 free tows’ is the same as 1 drunk driving insurance claim. Oh and it might save a life or two.
posted: Dec. 31, 2009 @ 4:20p
some lady recently in South Dakota set like the record for blowing a DUI of like .700, she should have been legally dead.
"Getting behind the wheel under the influence of alcohol can have major consequences. That's why AAA Auto Group South and Anheuser Busch has teamed up to get everyone home safe this holiday season." ... ... "Tow-To-Go" is available for all major holidays throughout the year.
"The last day will be Midnight on January first and will reopen February 3rd for Super Bowl Weekend."
Holidays . . . . Date of Actual Holiday . . . . Days Tow to Go is Provided
Super Bowl . . . . February 1st (Sunday) . . . . January 30th, 31st, February 1st St. Patrick's Day . . . . March 17th (Tuesday) . . . . March 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th Cinco de Mayo . . . . May 5th (Tuesday) . . . . May 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th Memorial Day . . . . May 25th (Monday) . . . . May 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th Independence Day . . . . July 4th (Saturday) . . . . July 3rd, 4th, 5th Labor Day . . . . September 7th (Monday) . . . . September 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th Halloween . . . . October 31st (Saturday) . . . . October 30th, 31st Thanksgiving thru New Year's Day . . . . November 26th (Thursday) . . . . November 26th thru January 2nd (all of those holiday parties in December, etc)
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posted: Dec. 31, 2009 @ 4:42p
It's going to suck if I break down and have to wait an hour for AAA to show up because they're dealing with stupid drunks all night
You're drunk, but I love you too Borat....happy 2010!
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posted: Dec. 31, 2009 @ 9:19p
I could have used this when I lived in Savannah on 64th St. A tow from downtown would have been in the range.
/old and in hotel in SLC, UT tonight watching football. No longer a whipper snapper.
posted: Dec. 31, 2009 @ 10:03p
Stollen123 said: 7 miles in LA area..thats good enough..if more than that they will charge you...thats fair i think Saiyan007 said: NO A GOOD DEAL! THEY ONLY TOWN UP TO 5 MILES. tow to an address 5 miles away.. then call again. Stack your tows home. It's the fatwallet way.
actually.. call ahead.. you dont want to wait for another hr @ your next pickup point ;'p
posted: Dec. 31, 2009 @ 10:39p
OMG...I posted this on my Facebook page for all my friends to see and I included the link. Facebook automatically truncates the link name and it appears as...
California State Automobile Association - Insurance, Automotive, Discounts, Travel and Road Side Ass
What a bargain!!
posted: Jan. 1, 2010 @ 2:01a
Happy New Year
posted: Jan. 1, 2010 @ 4:34a
I wonder if they will pick up anyone who is drunk to the point they will vomit anytime...
posted: Jan. 1, 2010 @ 6:18a
This is a great service and PR for AAA If it saves one life of an innocent person driving to work etc. Think of the pain it will save a family
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