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Project HOME - Drunk Driving Prevention Program - The $5.00 Ride

Helping Others Make it home, Every time!

The program provided by Dona Ana County in partnership with Las Cruces Taxi.

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Please don't drink & drive. Take a SAFE RIDE home. CALL 575-524-TAXI (8294)

Program available 7 Days a Week

Mon-Thurs (5pm-2am)

Fri-Sun (Noon-3am)

1 Free ride to a Drinking Establishment/or Public Event from home (Friday or Saturday From 5pm-midnight) *Las Cruces Area Only Same Fees Apply

Holiday and Event Hours are NOON-3AM

Holidays include New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, St Patrick's Day, Valentines, Easter, Cinco de Mayo, 4th of July, Mother's and Father's Day. Labor Day, Memorial Day, Columbus Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve/Day.


Also covers Fat Tuesday / Mardi Gras and Super Bowl Sunday and most beer and wine fests.


The Pickup:

Picking up anyplace in Dona Ana County where you can legally drink alcohol. Bars & Night Clubs, Restaurants that dispense alcohol. Homes or Hotels where you have been consuming. Events dispensing alcohol.


The Drop Off:

We can drop you off at your home or a hotel in Dona Ana County.


The Fare:

$5.00  1-2 passengers going to the same address.

$10.00   3 or more passengers to the same address.


The program covers the remainder of the fare.


One passenger is required to provide a government-issued ID and the $5.00 must be paid in cash. At this time we do not accept credit cards.


Return Ride:

You may receive a return ride back to pick up your vehicle the following day. You will be charged the same fare and ID will be required.


Special Events:

Many popular Special Events are covered by the program.


SNM State Fair & Rodeo, SNM Annual Wine Festivals & the Hatch Chile Festival to name a few.


The program will be available from the event grounds during the event even if it is not during the regular program hours and days.


Please call the office to confirm other events and coverage.

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