Claim: The AAA offers a free nationwide towing service during the holidays for motorists who have had too much to drink.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, December 2011 ]
NO excuses, folks. Don't drink and drive - and don't ride with anybody who does. Tipsy Tow offered by AAA: You don't have to be a AAA member, from
Origins: At various times of year (e.g., between Thanksgiving and
Despite what is stated in the widely circulated Facebook post cited above, although this service is offered in a number of states, it is not available nationwide. Some state AAA branches offer it, and others don't; in some states, it is only available in particular areas (and may be limited to certain hours of the day). AAA advises calling them before
For more information about whether Holiday Safe Ride Program services are offered in your area, visit the Newsroom section of the AAA web site, call the AAA at the phone number listed above
Last updated: 28 December 2014