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Free tipsy tow service during St. Patrick's Day from AAA

Get a tipsy tow home if you drink too much during St. Patrick's Day parties.

If you tip back a few too many green beers celebrating St. Patrick's Day, don't get behind the wheel and drive drunk.

Instead, arrive alive using a designated driver, cab, or a free tow home  with AAA's Tow to Go program on Friday, March 17, through Sunday, March 19.

Drunk-driving crashes on St. Patty's Day resulted in 252 deaths from 2011 to 2015, according to AAA. That's why the nonprofit auto club offers the public service as a last resort. The program is open to everyone, no membership required. Free tows are offered based on availability of trucks and call volumes. Tow trucks can take up to two people home in a 10-mile radius.

Call 855-286-9246 and a tow truck will deliver you and your vehicle home safely, no questions asked. The free service, a partnership between AAA, Budweiser and the Auto Club Group Traffic Safety Foundation, is 100 percent confidential.

AAA has transported more than 24,000 intoxicated drivers since the program started in 1998, according to a release. Free towing coverage is offered in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee.

Click here to see the 2017 schedule.

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