Tipsy Tow offers free New Year's Eve rides

In the Buckeye State, "Tipsy Tow" is being offered only in eight counties covered by AAA Northwest Ohio.

AAA Northwest Ohio is one of the few auto clubs in the state offering a free towing service for members and nonmembers on New Year's Eve.

"Tipsy Tow" is available in Lucas, Fulton, Wood, Henry, Williams, Defiance, Paulding and Ottawa counties. To take advantage of the service, drivers need to call 1-800-AAA-HELP (1-800-222-4357) and tell the operator they need a Tipsy Tow. Callers must be able to provide their name, home address, phone number and vehicle location.

AAA works year round to educate motorists about driving practices that will help keep them safe and reduce traffic-related crashes and the injuries that can result. is an online resource offering impaired driving facts, transportation alternatives and expert advice. Once there, AAA encourages visitors to Take the Pledge to drive drug and alcohol-free.