Monday, December 31, 2018

Police Plan "Aggressive" Safety Plan for New Year's Eve

Posted By on Mon, Dec 31, 2018 at 11:55 AM

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Stepping out for New Year's Eve tonight? Think before you drink.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is planning an "aggressive traffic safety enforcement plan" for Monday evening. The plan will blanket all 95 Tennessee counties with "bar/tavern checks" sobriety checkpoints and more.

Here's what THP said on Twitter Monday morning:

Yes, you can expect surge pricing for an Uber or Lyft. Yes, the price will still be lower than getting a DUI.

Also, AAA and Budweiser will offer free rides (and a tow) in Tennessee with its now-20-year-old Tow to Go program.

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