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On July 4, SoberRide will be offering free rides of up to $30 dollars from 10 p.m. Monday to 4 a.m. Tuesday. Those interested can call SoberRide at 1-800-200-TAXI (800-200-8294).
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On July 4, SoberRide will be offering free rides of up to $30 dollars from 10 p.m. Monday to 4 a.m. Tuesday. Those interested can call SoberRide at 1-800-200-TAXI (800-200-8294).

Kurt Erickson, executive director of the program, wants D.C. area residents to remember that SoberRide will be available from 10 p.m. Monday until 4 a.m. Tuesday.

Those of legal drinking age can receive a free ride of up to $30 dollars by calling SoberRide at 1-800-200-TAXI (800-200-8294).

Last Independence Day, nearly 400 area revelers used SoberRide – that was a 60 percent increase over the previous year.

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