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March 13, 2014

Law firm to provide free cab rides home from St. Pat’s Day celebrations

TERRE HAUTE — Terre Haute law firm Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin encourages St. Patrick’s Day revelers to make smart decisions for this year’s festivities. The firm will offer free cab rides to adults who have had one too many drinks on March 15 and 17.

The firm’s Safe and Sober Free Cab Ride Home program will be available in the Terre Haute and West Terre Haute area from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. both days.

To request a free cab ride home, call Yellow Cab of Terre Haute at 812-478-5000 and tell the dispatcher that Fleschner Law is paying for the safe ride home.

There may be a short wait, so callers should telephone at least a half hour before they would like the cab to pick them up.

• People must mention the program to get a free ride home.

• Cab rides are provided from a bar or restaurant to an individual’s residence — not to other drinking locations.

• Due to the high number of ride requests, rides cannot be guaranteed for everyone who calls; however, every attempt will be made to accommodate all requests. Drivers have the right to use their discretion when accepting fares.  

Launched on New Year’s Eve 2008, the Safe and Sober Free Cab Ride Home program provides a safe transportation alternative during many of the traditionally high alcohol consumption holidays. Cab rides are made available on New Year’s Eve, Super Bowl Sunday, St. Patrick’s Day, Halloween, and Thanksgiving Eve to area residents who otherwise might attempt to drive home after drinking.

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