Westchasers, if you plan to party hearty this New Year's Eve, you might want to call ahead to reserve a cab.
If you plan to party with a group of friends, now is the time to call and reserve a limo.
"Everybody remembers on the day after Christmas," Angela Stevens, manager of Dream Limousine in Brandon.
Residents who have had a bit too much to drink and can't drive themselves home can contact Dream Limousine at 813-662-7300.
Residents who find themselves in a fix after drinking too much can still contact Anytime Taxi in Valrico at 813-662-7888.
Brandon Taxi on 82nd Street in Tampa also will be available for rides New Year's Eve. Residents can reach Brandon Taxi at 813-628-4000.
If you'd rather not leave your car behind, the AAA "Tow To Go" program will tow revelers home even if they aren’t enrolled.
The service, run by AAA Auto Club South in partnership with Budweiser, is a free — and confidential — service for members and nonmembers alike. Call: 1-800-222-4357 (AAA-HELP).
Since 1998, "Tow To Go" has removed 11,650 drunk drivers from the roads, according to the AAA website.
Other local cab companies available for pick-up New Year's Eve are:
- American Victory Cab in Tampa, 813-849-0333
- Dial A Ride Cab Co. in Plant City, 813-752-5255
- Yellow Cab of Tampa, 813-253-0121
- Signature Car Service, Pasco and Northern Pinellas 727-896-5008
- ABC Taxi of Tampa, 813-872-8294
- United Cab Co. of Tampa, 813-251-6494