The various force PR dept put these stories out from time to time to gee the idiot public up.
999 calls for a cab or train time or where the nearest take a way is.
they are all trotted out- that is not so say such calls are not made- but the PR blurb is put about regularly.
At the same time a you woman phoned because she had just alighted from the last train- and was faced with no taxis or means of contacting friends relatives to pick her up and became unnerved with the prospect of a long lonely walk home. or so it was reported elsewhere
The operator told her this was not an emergency as indeed it was not in a strict sense-when in fact it could have been a potential one - later.
People really must make their provision for their well being not live life in a dream and expect others to pick up the pieces.