Safe Ride, a life-saving service for teens by teens, provides free and confidential rides for teens on weekend evenings as a safe alternative to driving or riding with someone under the influence. The service is available on Friday and Saturday nights, except vacation days, 10 p.m.ñ1:30 a.m. at 1-877-753-RIDE. Safe Ride operates out of the American Red Cross Center in Palo Alto, and serves students residing anywhere between Woodside and Moffett Field if they or their driver are impaired. All rides are strictly confidential.
Totally Confidential Service
We're serious, no one knows -- not your parents, not your school. You don't even have to give us your real name. We'll pick you up and drop you off anywhere between from the Town of Woodside to Moffett Field.
And remember: never drive under the influence of alcohol.
Student Volunteers Needed
Students in grades 10-12 are eligible to work at the American Red Cross Center, 400 Mitchell Lane, Palo Alto (behind the MacArthur Park restaurant). Both drivers and non-drivers may volunteer. To sign up:
- Download forms
- Complete forms
- Return forms to student coordinator
- Provide copy of driver's license, if applicable