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11Oct, 2021

Free Halloween Lyft Rides Offered Throughout Greater Washington To Prevent Drunk Driving

October 11th, 2021|

Free Halloween Lyft Rides Offered Throughout Greater Washington To Prevent Drunk Driving OVER 40% OF U.S. HIGHWAY 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 (NHTSA), 41-percent of all U.S. traffic deaths involve drunk drivers*, free Halloween Lyft rides will be offered to deter impaired driving throughout the Washington-metropolitan area, beginning Saturday, October 30, 2021. Offered by the nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP), the Halloween SoberRide® program will be in operation [...]

26Aug, 2021

Virginia Launches 20th Annual Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI Enforcement and Public Education Campaign

August 26th, 2021|

Virginia Launches 20th Annual Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI Enforcement and Public Education Campaign New data shows that ninety percent of men in Virginia ages 21-35 have driven after having a few drinks or been driven by someone who had a few drinks in the last year. Richmond, Va. – Today marks the launch of Virginia’s 20th annual Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI enforcement and public education campaign. The enforcement aspect of the two-decade old traffic safety campaign will take place from August 20 through Labor Day weekend and resume throughout the 2021 winter [...]

16Jun, 2021

Free Independence Day Lyft Rides Offered Throughout Greater Washington to Prevent Drunk Driving

June 16th, 2021|

Free Independence Day Lyft Rides Offered Throughout Greater Washington to Prevent Drunk Driving More Than a Third of U.S. Highway Deaths During Independence Day Involve Drunk Drivers Washington, DC, June 16 - Preparing to combat that time of year when, according to the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), over one-third (38%) of all U.S. traffic deaths involve drunk drivers*, free July 4th Lyft rides will be offered to deter impaired driving throughout the Washington-metropolitan area, beginning Sunday, July 4th, 2021. Offered by the nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP), the [...]

27May, 2021

Summer Months Usher In Deadliest Period For Teen Drivers

May 27th, 2021|

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 27 – Citing the fact that summer’s arrival also ushers in that contiguous period (May-August) when the greatest number of U.S. teen traffic deaths occur (with June being the single deadliest month of the year regarding such fatalities)i, a Washington-metropolitan area alcohol education group is urging parental involvement to combat both teen drinking and drunk driving this summer. The Falls Church-based, nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol [...]

27Apr, 2021

Free Cinco De Mayo LYFT Rides Offered Thoughout Greater Washington to Prevent Drunk Driving

April 27th, 2021|

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 27 – While stating unequivocally that “we’re all safer at home” this Cinco de Mayo during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, a local nonprofit organization today announced that -- as a “necessary safety net” to next month’s high-risk, high-alcohol consumption period -- free safe rides will be offered to would-be drunk drivers throughout the Washington-metropolitan area on Cinco de [...]

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