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SoberRide Taxi Service in Washington, DC


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SoberRide Telephone Number:
(800) 200-TAXI (8294)

SoberRide is a free taxi ride program provided by the Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) to provide a safe way home for impaired drivers, during high risk times of the year. The SoberRide program operates during the December - January holiday season, St. Patrick's Day, Independence Day and Halloween. Taxi rides are free, up to a $30 fare. Callers are financially responsible for anything over $30.

SoberRide Guidelines

  • You must be 21 or older to use the SoberRide service.
  • You can't reserve a taxi for a future time. You have to call when you need a ride and should allow for 30-60 minutes for it to arrive.
  • If you call from a cell phone, it must have a Maryland, Virginia or Washington DC area code.
  • All calls must originate in one of the following jurisdictions:
    • Washington, DC: Anywhere in the city.
    • Maryland: Montgomery and Prince George's counties.
    • Virginia: Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William and eastern Loudoun counties.
For specific dates available and more information, see www.soberride.com

Founded in 1982, the Washington Regional Alcohol Program is a public-private partnership working to prevent drunk driving and underage drinking in the Washington-metropolitan area. Through public education, innovative health education programs and advocacy, WRAP is credited with keeping the metro-Washington area’s alcohol-related traffic deaths consistently lower than the national average. Since 1993, WRAP’s SoberRide program has provided more than 50,000 free cab rides home to would-be drunk drivers in the Greater Washington area.

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