City pays for New Year's Eve cab service

Tybee Island police want people to stay safe

Author: Crystal Chen, Associate Producer, The Morning Show,
Published On: Dec 31 2013 08:59:32 AM EST

 A coastal Georgia city is planning to pick up the tab for taxis on New Year's Eve.

WJCL-TV reports that Tybee Island police are asking revelers to call the department's non-emergency line if they're intoxicated and need a cab to get home.

Officer Marella Eaton says this will be the first year the city picks up the tab for New Year's cab service.

Eaton says the department is looking to help area residents safely celebrate the holiday.