Nation’s will provide ‘Tipsy Tow’ for New Year’s Eve
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If you end up having a little too much to drink on New Year’s Eve and can’t drive home, AAA has a solution. The insurance giant and safety advocate is bringing its “Tipsy Tow” program back for another year, providing tow services to revelers in Moab.

While AAA is offering the service free of charge to locations within 10 miles, the company is urging motorists to plan for a safe ride home before heading out to celebrate.

“Be sure you have a plan to get home safely if you’re out celebrating this year,” said Michael Blasky, spokesperson for AAA. “If that plan falls through, give AAA a call and we’ll get you home.”

To access the Tipsy Tow service, call 1-800-AAA-HELP (1-800-222-4357) between 6 p.m. Dec. 31 and 6 a.m. Jan. 1, 2018. Callers will need to provide the driver’s name, home address, phone number and vehicle/driver location. The program will provide a free 10-mile tow and ride home, even if you’re not a member. For mileage beyond this, motorists are charged a standard towing rate. The service does not include roadside assistance.

For Moab, the AAA-designated tow service is Nation’s Town, and manager Jayce Burton said motorists need to call the toll-free number, not the Nation’s Towing dispatch number listed in the phone book.

“They should call the 1-800 number because AAA will have to give them an authorization number for the ride,” Burton said.

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