ABC, Diageo and Southern Wine Continue Partnership To Help Soldiers and Sailors Get Home Safely
NORFOLK, Virginia, February 22, 2010 – If soldiers or sailors choose to drink alcohol they can receive a free taxi ride home by utilizing the Military Safe Rides Home Program.
The designated-driver program, sponsored by Diageo and Southern Wine & Spirits and supported by the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), allows military men and women who are at least 21 years old to receive a free ride to their residence or base from six participating establishments.
"We are proud to renew our partnership with Diageo and Southern Wine to continue this program," said ABC Chairman J. Neal Insley. "The program helps keep soldiers and sailors safe in Virginia while they defend our freedom at home and abroad."
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