Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin to Offer Free Cab Rides on New Year’s Eve in Terre Haute

by Staff | December 1st, 2008

Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin will team up with Yellow Cab of Terre Haute to provide free transportation to those who can’t drive or feel they don’t have a safe way home this New Year’s Eve. The Safe and Sober Free Cab Ride Home program will be available from 10 p.m. on Wednesday, December 31, 2008, through 4 a.m. on Thursday, January 1, 2009.

“Traditionally, New Year’s Eve brings a time for friends and family to join together, build memories, and welcome the New Year,” said Attorney Steve Fleschner, co-founder of Terre Haute-based Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin. “Unfortunately, this time of year also is synonymous with increased incidents of alcohol-related accidents. Our goal is to reduce unnecessary accidents and keep everyone on the roads safer by providing these free rides for anyone who doesn’t have a safe way home this New Year’s Eve.”

To request a free cab ride home, individuals can call Yellow Cab of Terre Haute at (812) 478-5000 and tell them Fleschner Law is paying for their safe ride home. Cab rides are made available to area residents who otherwise might attempt to drive home after drinking. Rides are provided to an individual’s residence in Terre Haute or West Terre Haute—not to other drinking locations. Drivers have the right to use their discretion when accepting fares. Due to the high number of ride requests on New Year’s Eve, rides cannot be guaranteed for everyone who calls; however, every attempt will be made to accommodate everyone who requests a ride home.

About Safe and Sober

The Safe and Sober Free Cab Ride Home program seeks to raise community awareness regarding the dangers of drunk driving and encourage individuals to make responsible choices by providing a safe transportation alternative during many of the traditionally high alcohol consumption holidays. Cab rides are made available to area residents who otherwise might attempt to drive home after drinking. Rides are provided to an individual’s residence—not to other drinking locations.

New Year’s Safety Tips

  • Always have a designated driver if alcoholic beverages are being served.
  • If you are hosting a party, provide nonalcoholic beverages in addition to alcoholic drinks.
  • Think about the dangers and the serious consequences of drinking and driving.
  • Decide on your transportation alternative before going out.
  • Call (812) 478-5000 to request a Safe and Sober Free Cab Ride Home in Terre Haute—tell them Fleschner Law is picking up the tab.

To learn more about the impact of drunk driving, visit Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) at www.madd.org.

About Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin

Established more than 30 years ago, Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin has provided exceptional legal service to every one of its clients. Each case is approached with integrity, determination, and understanding. Together, the attorneys at the firm have nearly 150 years of combined experience in personal injury and Social Security Disability Law. The professionals at the firm have strengthened their skills and their fight over the years, and have had the privilege of helping thousands of injured people achieve justice for their injuries. Visit www.FleschnerLaw.com to learn more.

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