Take a Sober Ride on Home this Weekend

by Borderstan.com March 16, 2012 at 3:00 pm 1,649 0

SoberRide, WRAP, Saint, Patrick's, Day, DC

SoberRide program operating from 6 pm on March 17 to 6 am on March 18. (Courtesy WRAP)

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) is offering one of its SoberRide programs for Saint Patrick’s Day weekend. The hours are Saturday, March 17, from 6 pm to 6 am on Sunday, March 18.  To receive a free cab ride home (up to a $30 fare), please call 800-200-8294 (TAXI). Please refer to the SoberRide information listed below for important details concerning this program. You must be 21 or older to use the SoberRide service.

Important notes:  All requests for SoberRide service must be called to and dispatched from 1-800-200-8294.  Do not call a taxi company directly for SoberRide service as the ride will not be covered under this program. When waiting for a SoberRide, please watch for a cab from the participating taxi company in the area from which you are calling (list below).

The Details

  • WRAP’s SoberRide provides a free cab ride home up to a $30 fare. Callers are financially responsible for anything over $30.
  • You must be 21 or older to use the SoberRide service.
  • All calls must originate in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties in Maryland; the Cities of Rockville, Bowie, College Park, Gaithersburg, Greenbelt and Takoma Park in Maryland; the District of Columbia; Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William and Eastern Loudoun Counties in Virginia; and the Cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Manassas and Manassas Park in Virginia.
  • You cannot reserve a SoberRide or schedule a pickup in advance. To receive a ride, you must call 1-800-200-8294 (TAXI) during the program hours. A SoberRide call operator will direct your request to the correct participating cab company.

Participating Taxi Companies

  • Alexandria Yellow Cab (Alexandria)
  • Barwood, Inc. (Montgomery County)
  • Fairfax Yellow Cab (Fairfax County)
  • Loudoun Yellow Cab (Eastern Loudoun County)
  • Manassas Cab Company (Prince William County)
  • Red Top Cab Company (Arlington County)
  • Silver Cab of Prince George’s County (Prince George’s County)
  • Yellow Cab of District of Columbia (District of Columbia)
  • Yellow Cab of Prince William County (Prince William County)


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