Frequently Asked Questions

1. How much do you charge for your basic service?
The base rate is a $25 pick up fee and $4.00 per mile.

2. Can your drivers operate a vehicle with a manual transmission?
Yes. All of our drivers can operate both automatic and manual.

3. What are your hours of operation?
Our normal hours of operation are between 6:30 PM and 3:00 AM every night of the week, and we are available by appointment 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Our daytime office hours are from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.

4. Can Sober Drivers be available for large events?
Yes. We are available for large events. We request that we be notified at least a week to two weeks prior to the event to ensure we can meet your needs.

5. Can you drive me further than the cities in your normal pick up area?
Yes we can. A long distance rate will apply.

6. Can you pick me up in Bay Area cities outside your normal pick up area?
Yes we can. A long distance rate will apply.

7. Can we get a ride without having our own vehicle, like a taxi?
Our mission is to prevent impaired driving and we focus specifically on this mission by providing an alternative to impaired driving. If you are in need of this sort of service, we recommend calling a traditional taxi service.

Hours of Operation

Sober Drivers is open by appointment 24 hours 7 days a week. To make an appointment call 1-800-787-6617 or make a reservation online.

Our phone lines are open from 6pm till 2:30am

Know The Facts

1. On average someone is killed by a drunk driver every 45 minutes.

2. In 2002, surveys estimated that Americans took over 159 million alcohol-impaired driving trips, compared with only 116 million in 1997.

3. A typical DUI costs about $10,000 by the time you pay bail, fines, fees and insurance, even if you didn't hit anything or hurt anybody.

4. Over 1,460,000 drivers were arrested in 2006 for driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics. This is an arrest rate of 1 for every 139 licensed drivers in the United States.

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