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Uber giving discounts to new riders for Fourth of July

Posted at 8:13 PM, Jun 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-28 19:35:21-04

Las Vegas is expected to have an estimated 307,000 people in town for the Fourth of July.

More than 43 million Americans are expected to travel nationwide for the holiday.

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For those celebrating in Las Vegas, Uber and Nevada Department of Public safety have teamed up to provide discounted rides for up to $15 but the offer is only for new app users. $5 from each ride will be donated to Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Tipsy Tow is also available. AAA is offering free tows for up to 10 miles so drivers can get home safe with their car. Drivers do not need to be AAA members.

The Tipsy Tow service is available from 6 p.m. July 4 through 4 a.m. July 5. People can call 1-800-222-4357.