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19May, 2022

Summer Months Usher in Deadliest Period for Teen Drivers

May 19th, 2022|

Summer Months Usher in Deadliest Period for Teen Drivers Greater Washington Nonprofit Urges Parental Involvement this Summer in Preventing Teen Drinking  Falls Church, VA, May 19 --Citing the fact that summer's arrival also ushers in that contiguous period (June-August) when the greatest number of U.S. teen traffic deaths occur [i], a Washington-metropolitan area alcohol education group is urging parental involvement to combat both underage drinking and drunk driving this summer. The Tysons-based, nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) is providing area parents of teens with "Ten Tips for Parents to [...]

17May, 2022

Nearly 200 Use Local SoberRide Program on Cinco de Mayo

May 17th, 2022|

Nearly 200 Use Local SoberRide® Program on Cinco de Mayo DC AREA’S DUI PREVENTION EFFORT REMOVES POTENTIAL DRUNK DRIVER FROM AREA ROADWAYS EVERY FOUR MINUTES ON CINCO DE MAYO Washington, D.C., May 17 – Nearly 200 (173) persons in the Washington-metropolitan area used the free safe ride service, SoberRide®, this Cinco de Mayo (May 5 - 6, 2022) as opposed to possibly driving home drunk. “For its hours of operation this Cinco de Mayo, this level of ridership translates into SoberRide® removing a potential drunk driver from Greater Washington’s roadways [...]

20Apr, 2022

Free Cinco de Mayo Lyft Rides Offered Throughout Greater Washington to Prevent Drunk Driving

April 20th, 2022|

Free Cinco de Mayo Lyft Rides Offered Throughout Greater Washington to Prevent Drunk Driving MORE THAN A THIRD OF U.S. HIGHWAY  DEATHS DURING CINCO DE MAYO INVOLVE DRUNK DRIVERS Washington, DC, April 20 - Preparing to combat that time of year when, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than one-third (39%) of U.S. traffic deaths involve drunk drivers,* a local nonprofit organization announced today that free safe rides will be offered to would-be drunk drivers throughout the Washington-metropolitan area during next month’s Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Offered [...]

1Apr, 2022

2021 Fake ID Awards

April 1st, 2022|

2021 Fake ID Awards  (Point of contact for the following Arlington County Police Department news release is: Ashely Savage, Public Information Officer, Arlington County Police Department--asavage@arlingtonv.us 703-228-4331) Arlington, VA, April 1, 2022 – The Arlington Restaurant Initiative (ARI) recognized two security guards and management of two restaurants during the Arlington County Police Department’s sixth annual Fake ID Awards on the evening of March 31, 2022. The recipients were recognized for their excellence in detecting false identifications and preventing underage drinking. In addition to the recognition by ARI, Responsibility.org and The Washington [...]

22Mar, 2022

Nearly 500 Use Local SoberRideⓇ Program on St. Patrick’s Day

March 22nd, 2022|

Nearly 500 Use Local SoberRide® Program on St. Patrick's Day DC AREA’S DUI PREVENTION EFFORT REMOVES POTENTIAL DRUNK DRIVER FROM AREA ROADWAYS EVERY MINUTE-AND-A-HALF ON ST. PATRICK’S DAY Washington, D.C., March 22—Nearly 500 (482) persons in the Washington-metropolitan area used the free safe ride service, SoberRide®, this St. Patrick’s Day (March 17 – 18, 2022) as opposed to possibly driving home drunk. “For its hours of operation this St. Patrick’s Day, this level of ridership translates into SoberRide® removing a potential drunk driver from Greater Washington’s roadways every minute-and-a-half ,” [...]

2Mar, 2022

Free St. Patrick’s Day Lyft Rides Offered Throughout Greater Washington to Prevent Drunk Driving

March 2nd, 2022|

Free St. Patrick's Day Lyft Rides Offered Throughout Greater Washington to Prevent Drunk Driving NEARLY TWO-THIRDS OF NIGHTTIME U.S. TRAFFIC DEATHS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING ST. PATRICK'S DAY INVOLVE DRUNK DRIVERS Washington, DC, March 2 -- Preparing to combat that time of year when, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly two-thirds (63%) of nighttime U.S. traffic deaths involve drunk drivers,* a local nonprofit organization announced today that free safe rides will be offered to would-be drunk drivers throughout the Washington-metropolitan area during this month’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Offered [...]

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