Plenty of options to not drink and drive this New Year’s Eve

Plenty of options to not drink and drive this New Year’s Eve

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Thousands of people are expected to be on River Street where Savannah’s biggest New Year’s Eve party will take place.

But how are they all going to be getting home?

That's the question SPD says you need to ask yourself or your group before you head out tonight. Go ahead and make someone the designated driver, prepare to use one of the ride share apps like Uber or Lyft, but don't get behind the wheel if you've been drinking.

The Savannah Police Department says they'll be working with Georgia State Patrol to make sure the roads are safe this New Year's Eve.

SPD says they have a robust traffic unit that will be out in full force looking for any signs of drunk driving.

According to the Governor's Office of Highway Safety, New Year's Eve is one of the biggest drinking holidays of the year. So, with so many drinks being consumed tonight, many agencies will be partnering together to watch over the roads.

Law enforcement also reminding you to wear your seatbelt this evening.

Meanwhile, AAA is offering its Tow-to-Go service again this year. From now until 6 a.m. Wednesday, you call the toll-free number at (855) 286-9246 and a tow truck will take you and your car to a safe place within 10 miles for free.

This service is being offered in Georgia, but not in South Carolina.

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