Albany, Rensselaer Counties offering "Safe Ride Programs" on New Year's

Posted at: 12/30/2013 1:03 PM
Updated at: 12/31/2013 8:41 AM
By: WNYT Staff

If you've had a little too much to drink for New Year's, some local sheriff's departments are offering a free cab ride home.

Albany and Rensselaer Counties are both offering Safe Ride Home programs.

The cab rides begin at 10 p.m. in Albany County, and 11 p.m. In Rensselaer County. They run until 2 a.m.

In Albany County, call 1-800-LAW-1010, or **529 on a mobile phone. The number to call in Rensselaer County is (518) 266-7683.

The cab rides are being sponsored by Martin, Harding & Mazzotti in Albany County, and co-sponsored by Netters Fund in Rensselaer County.