AAA’s Tipsy Tow program comes in handy on major holidays when you’ve been drinking and need to get both yourself and your car home. A tow truck will take you up to 10 miles for free and you don’t even need to be a AAA member to use it.

Here’s more details courtesy of AAA:

Don’t lose your freedom on Independence Day. If you have too much fun during your 4th of July celebration and don’t have a safe ride, call AAA for a free tow home.

“The only flashing lights you’ll want to see this 4th of July are the fireworks in the sky — not in your rearview mirror,” said Mike Blasky, spokesman for AAA Northern California. “Everyone wants to have fun on their holiday, but don’t risk a DUI or a potentially deadly crash because of impaired driving.”

AAA’s Tipsy Tow service will start at 6 PM on Tuesday, July 4 and will run through 6 AM on Wednesday, July 5.

– Call 1-800-AAA-HELP (1-800-222-4357)
– State that they need a “Tipsy Tow.”
– Provide the driver’s name, home address, phone number and vehicle/driver location.

The service does not include roadside assistance. Visit for more information


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