Hard to believe something like New Year’s Eve 2019 transportation is free?  Yes, it is.  It’s a 2020 New Year’s Eve Celebration guaranteed to avoid San Diego DUI, free of advertisements like Google ads.

San Diego DUI attorneys offer valuable tips on avoiding a California DUI:

  1. Do not drink and drive in San Diego county, California. While it is lawful to drink and drive as long as you are not over the California DUI legal limit and not legally impaired, purchasing a hand-held breath test gadget may help determine your breath alcohol level before you drive….
  2. For more San Diego DUI lawyer pointers on avoiding a drunk driving charge, click here.

San Diego DUI police also do not want you driving after drinking or using marijuana or other drugs.  Let’s avoid the deaths of 2018 this year.

How?  Safe travels.  Free travels.

First, remember to be ready take vehicle keys away from anyone trying to drive under the influence and to utilize one of these free resources instead.

How do you know if you’re ok to drive?  What influences your BAC? Read here.

If you have had drinks, avoid these San Diego county DUI checkpoint locations found here on Google.  The little blue police cars represent the regular locations to steer away from.

If you are not drinking (a sober or designated driver) who sees an impaired driver on the road, AAA says you should keep a safe distance and ask someone else in your car to call 911, or pull over safely and call 911 yourself.

What is the free deal?  Here’s the scoop in San Diego County:

Begin with downloading the Compass Cloud app with all the free San Diego county transportation information before you begin drinking for the holiday. Their helpful InfoExpress phone
line will also remain available by calling 619-685-4900.

AAA is offering their annual Tipsy Tow service for the 24th year in a row, Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 6 p.m. through Wednesday, Jan. 1 at 6 a.m.  The Automobile club of Southern California will generously give you a free ride and tow your car for free up to seven miles.  Here’s the kicker – you do not even need to be a AAA member. Call 1-800-400-4AAA.  Warning:  rates will apply after 7 miles.

Public Transportation:

  1.  North County:  The westbound SPRINTER will depart from Escondido every 60 minutes from 9:03 p.m. – 1:03 a.m.
  2.  North County:  The eastbound SPRINTER will depart from Oceanside every 60 minutes from 8:03 p.m. – 2:03 a.m. All of those rides are free.
  3.  Rest of San Diego:MTS AND NCTD both are offering free rides on Tuesday night.  All trolleys, the COASTER, the SPRINTER are free after 6 p.m.
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    San Diego University areas:  MTS says there will be extra service after midnight from stops near SDSU and UCSD.

  5. Lyft is also offering discounted rides from transit centers, including the Coronado Ferry landing. Use the Lyft promo code “MTSNYE19” for 20% off rides from trolley and rapid stations.

So, if you’re going out on New Year’s Eve in San Diego, there’s no excuse to drink and get behind the wheel. In fact, there are a number of free options to get around all night. Yes, free!  Thank you, CBS8!

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