Lower, Outer Cape police departments get ready for Operation SafeRide

PROVINCETOWN – Police departments on the Lower and Outer Cape are coming together for asafety initiative this New Year’s Eve.

They plan on working inpartnership with local taxi cab companies to keep people from driving drunk with Operation Saferide.

Now in its 5th year, the program provides free and sober rides home on New Year’s Eve.

It begins at10pm on Saturday, December 31stand runs until 4am on Sunday, January 1st2017. The outreach is designed specifically to limit impaired drivers on our roadways and to work in partnership to keep communities safe.

Anyone who needs a safe and sober ride home on New Year’s Eve from a licensed liquor establishment to a residence in the Towns of Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet, Eastham and Orleans can call one of the designated community-partnership taxi companies for a free and sober ride home.

The service will operate from 10pm to 2am and will be call based, from 2am to 4am as long as you make a reservation in advance the service would still be free.

For a destination in Provincetown call Pride Taxi at 508-487-3400 or Cape Cab at 508-487-2222

For a destination in Truro call Cape Cab at 508-487-2222

For a destination in Wellfleet call Cape Cab at 508-349-8294

For a destination in Eastham call Cape Cab at 508-240-1500

For a destination in Orleans call Cape Cab at 508-240-1500

For a destination in Wellfleet, Eastham or Orleans call Cape Cab at 508-240-1500

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