Free rides again being offered on New Year’s Eve.

December 26, 2019

Free rides again being offered on New Year’s Eve.

LUDINGTON — New Year’s Eve revelers will have the option of participating in the annual Drive Safe, Drive Sober Campaign with free rides and free towing services.

The campaign is presented by Ludington Police Department, Scottville Police Department, Mason County Sheriff’s Office, Michigan State Police Hart Post, Abrahamson’s Towing, Quinn’s Tires & Tows, Fier’s Towing, Oceana Auto, Ludington Mass Transportation Authority, Mothers Against Drunk Drivers-Mason County, SADD, Ludington Beverage Company, as well as several area businesses in an effort to make this New Year’s Eve’s another safe one.  

The group will provide a free ride to anyone wishing to use the service. Reservations can be made by calling LMTA at 231-845-6218 up to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.  Last minute arrangements can be made with LMTA starting 9 p.m. New Year’s Eve as well.

Area businesses can also call and arrange a ride for their customers.

The service area for this year is the City of Ludington, Pere Marquette Township, east to the City of Scottville, Decker Road, Hansen Road south to Conrad Road.

As in past years Abrahamson’s Towing, Quinn’s Tires & Tows, Fier’s Towing and Oceana Auto will assist those needing their vehicles towed home, free of charge, as well.  July’s Rides is also offering free rides.

“Over the last 19 years the Drive Safe-Drive Sober Campaign has been a great community-wide effort to make the New Year’s Eve a safe and enjoyable holiday,” said LPD Chief Mark Barnett. “If your holiday plans include alcohol all Mason County law enforcement agencies ask that your transportation plans also include the free rides to and from your destinations.” 

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