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Ride-hailing services may reduce drunk driving, Uber-MADD report says
Ride-hailing services may reduce drunk driving, Uber-MADD report says

Ride-hailing services like Uber, Sidecar and Lyft may be lowering instances of drunk driving, according to a report produced by Uber and Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The report focused on some of the company's earliest markets including California, New York and Washington, D.C., comparing alcohol-related crash data from each state's highway patrol for the years 2011 to 2013, which encompasses the year before and the year after UberX entered the markets. In California, drunk-driving crashes fell 6.5% among drivers under 30 in cities where Uber operates in the year after the launch of UberX. UberX launched in California in 2012, around the same time competitors Lyft and Sidecar...

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