Free D.C.-Area Cab Rides Offered For St. Patty’s Day

WASHINGTON (AP) — A nonprofit group is offering free cab rides in the Washington region on St. Patrick’s Day to combat drunk driving.

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program is offering free cab rides beginning at 4 p.m. on Thursday, St. Patrick’s Day, through 4 .m. Friday.

Last St. Patrick’s Day over 500 people used the service.

Anyone who needs a cab ride can call 1-800-200-TAXI and get a cab ride worth up to $30.

Celebrants can use the service in Washington, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties and in northern Virginia.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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  1. Doug says:

    Funny how the government endorses drinking out.
    Most do NOT hail a cab,but drive themselves.
    Marijuana would be safer for society at large.
    Apply the same laws of alcohol to pot.
    And tax it heavily.
    We need the revenue.
    Either way,the same amount of pot will be consumed

  2. Toe W says:

    What about Baltimore area? You would think this website would not bother reporting DC offers!

  3. Herman Glimsher says:

    DOUG-IDIOT………WHY WOULD POT BE SAFER??? YOU CAN STILL CRASH WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF POT!!! MORON!!

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