Free taxi program aims to curb holiday drinking and driving
Nassau County is partnering with area cab companies to offer the Holiday Free Ride Program through Jan. 1.
Nassau County officials will announce the details today with Ollie’s Taxi and Airport Service President Marianne Blessinger.
Nassau County Police Lt. Kevin Smith said this year, police have made nearly 2,900 driving-while-intoxicated arrests and responded to 21 drunk-driving fatalities. Many of those motorists were driving the wrong way on major roads.