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6Dec, 2022

Alcohol and Drug-Related Traffic Fatalities Decrease in Metropolitan Washington

December 6th, 2022|

Alcohol and Drug-Related Traffic Fatalities Decrease in Metropolitan-Washington New data also shows increase in alcohol-related injuries, crashes and arrests Washington, D.C. (December 6, 2022) – The number of alcohol and drug-related traffic fatalities decreased by 10-percent between 2020 and 2021 in the metropolitan Washington area, according to the 30th-annual "How Safe Are Our Roads?" report prepared by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) for the nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP). Meanwhile, the number of alcohol-related injuries, crashes, and arrests all increased during the same period. The ten-percent decrease in [...]

15Nov, 2022

November 15th, 2022|

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4Nov, 2022

Nearly 1,000 Use Local SoberRide® Program on Halloween

November 4th, 2022|

Nearly 1,000 Use Local SoberRide® Program on Halloween DC AREA’S 31-YEAR-OLD DUI PREVENTION EFFORT POSTS SECOND HIGHEST RIDERSHIP LEVEL EVER FOR HALLOWEEN LAST WEEKEND Washington, D.C., November 4 – Nearly 1,000 (943) persons in the Washington-metropolitan area used the free safe ride service, SoberRide®, this Halloween (October 29 – 30, 2022) as opposed to possibly driving home drunk. “For its hours of operation this Halloween weekend, this level of ridership translates into SoberRide removing more than one potential drunk driver from Greater Washington’s roadways every 45-seconds last weekend,” said Kurt [...]

21Oct, 2022

WRAP Commemorates 40th Year in Fighting Drunk Driving and Underage Drinking

October 21st, 2022|

WRAP Commemorates 40th Year in Fighting Drunk Driving and Underage Drinking GREATER WASHINGTON INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS LAUDED FOR THEIR COMMUNITY SERVICE Washington, DC, October 21 - The nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) commemorated its 40th year fighting drunk driving and underage drinking today via the organization's 2022 Annual Meeting and WRAPPY Awards ceremony held at Clyde's of Gallery Place in Washington. D.C. Following a presentation by District of Columbia Deputy Mayor for Operations and Infrastructure, Lucinda Babers who served as the 40th anniversary event's Featured Speakers, WRAP bestowed the [...]

11Oct, 2022

Free Halloween Weekend Lyft Rides Offered Throughout Greater Washington to Prevent Drunk Driving

October 11th, 2022|

Free Halloween Weekend Lyft Rides Offered Throughout Greater Washington to Prevent Drunk Driving NEARLY HALF (46%) OF U.S. TRAFFIC DEATHS ON HALLOWEEN INVOLVE DRUNK DRIVERS Washington, DC, October 11-- Preparing to combat that time of year when, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, almost half (46%) 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 this Halloween weekend. Offered by the nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) [...]

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