WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - AAA Texas is offering Tipsy Tow services this Fourth of July.
The service that aims to keep drinking drivers off the road will be available statewide from 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 4 through 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 5.
Drivers, bartenders, restaurant managers, party hosts, or passengers of a drinking driver can call 1-800-222-4357 or 1-800-AAA-HELP for a free tow home of up to 10 miles.
For rides more than 10 miles, drivers should expect to pay the rate charged by the tow truck contractor.
You do not have to be a AAA member to use Tipsy Tow service however it is only for a one-way, one-time ride for a driver and two for that driver's vehicle.
The following situations do not qualify got a Tipsy Tow:
· A request to tow an inoperable vehicle.
· A request to tow to another drinking establishment, repair facility or any other location other than the driver's home or hotel where they are a registered guest.
· A request to start a vehicle, change a flat tire or deliver gas.
· A request for a "taxi" service or to transport anyone other than the driver of the vehicle.