Lower Cape Operation Safe Ride - New Year's 2017

A free, safe and sober ride home from New Year's partying
Image courtesy of Provincetown Police

Press Release by Provincetown Police Chief Jim Golden:

Local Police Chiefs from Orleans, Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown are coming together for an important safety initiative this New Year’s Eve.

Join local law enforcement this holiday season as they work in partnership with local taxi cab companies to keep our roads safe over New Year’s Eve.


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

Here is how it works………..

Operation Safe Ride provides citizens and visitors a free and sober ride home starting at 10pm on Saturday, December 31st until 4am on Sunday, January 1st 2017. This outreach is designed specifically to limit impaired drivers on our roadways and to work in partnership to keep our 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/Orleans can simply call one of our designated community-partnership taxi companies for a free and sober ride home.

The service will run 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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