AAA offers free tows home for impaired drivers this weekend

Posted at 1:49 PM, Jul 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-01 13:49:14-04

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA -- As you celebrate this Independence Day weekend, keep in mind that if you find yourself too impaired to drive you can call AAA's 'Tow to Go' program.

Starting Friday and going through 6 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5th, the service will take you and your car anywhere within a 10-mile radius for free.  To order a free tow, just call (855) 2-TOW-2-GO.

And Fort Myers Police are urging you to plan ahead if you plan to be out drinking this weekend.  The police department is launching a DUI checkpoint, but the department is remaining tight-lipped about where these checkpoints will be.

The ultimate goal of both campaigns is to raise awareness about the dangers of drunk driving and keep you safe on city roads.