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Stay Safe: New Year's Eve Cab Services

If you need a ride this holiday, make sure you have these ride services on speed dial.

Staying home or looking forward to a night on the town? Whatever you do this New Year's Eve, if you're out and drinking it's important to keep safety top of mind.

According to AAA Michigan, more than 500,000 people are injured in alcohol-related crashes every year- with more than 12,000 resulting in death. AAA offers these tips to help people become part of the solution:

  • Never ride in a car with someone who is intoxicated.
  • When entertaining, be a responsible host.
  • Immediately report impaired drivers to area law enforcement.
  • Use the designated driver system.

Even one drink can be too many, according to AAA. Learn more about the effects of alcohol on driving here.

If you're drinking in and around the Bloomfield area this New Year's Eve, a variety of cab services are only a phone call away:

The Designate

  • Phone: 855-237-4838
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 5 p.m.-3 a.m.; 24 hours on the weekends
  • For more: When the Designate picks you up, they bring two drivers: One to drive you home, the other the bring your car home that night. Making a reservation is recommended.

Michigan Green Cabs

  • Phone: 877-476-8294
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • For more: Michigan Green cabs are hybrid vehicles, saving gas and reducing green house emissions. To order a cab online, visit Michigan Green Cabs' online order form.

Checker Cab

  • Phone: 313-963-700
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • For more: Checker Cab is the largest cab company in Michigan and serves all of the city of Detroit.

Metro Cars

  • Phone: 800-456-1701
  • Hours: 24 hours
  • For more: Have a big group? Metro Cars offers chauffered sedans, limos and group transportation services throught Michigan and Metro Detroit.

Birmingham

  • Birmingham - Troy Taxi & Airport Transportation: 248-360-4616
  • Birmingham Taxi, Sedan & Minivan Airport Service: 248-666-0222
  • B-Ham Cab Co.: 248-646-1000

Royal Oak

  • A&A Transportation: 248-544-1600
  • Royal Oak Taxi: 248-666-0222
  • Michigan Green Cabs: 877-476-8294
  • Birmingham-Troy Cab Co.: 248-546-2920
  • Madison Diamond Taxi: 248-543-1300

Troy

  • Amber Transportation: 248-589-1330
  • St. Patrick's Angels Inc.: 888-828-3930

You can also ask your friendly bartender to call you a cab. They usually have a number handy, especially on big nights like New Year's.

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