Uber Keeps Sports Fans Connected to Safe Rides

With one of the busiest fall weekends in the rearview mirror, we wanted to take a moment to thank sports fans and visitors from Austin to Oklahoma to New England to Toronto and everywhere in-between for trusting Uber to move them around the city.

This weekend alone, Uber facilitated more than 132,000 safe rides in the DFW area – more than half of those rides were connected to Texas/OU festivities alone!

Uber is more than a convenient ride, it’s a powerful tool in the fight against drunk driving.

With Texas leading the nation in drunk driving accidents, we are working hard to help decrease drunk driving and raise awareness around the options folks have available to get a safe ride home. With each trip completed, we are one step closer to help tackle this issue, which would not be possible without dedicated driver partners.

UBER KIOSK_GUY BLOWOn Friday, Uber’s Safe Ride Ambassadors were at The Dallas Reunion with a breathalyzer kiosk. Uber’s breathalyzer kiosk measures the Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of individuals and prompts those over the legal limit to take a safe ride home via Uber. Every person who tested their BAC on Friday received a discounted ride home, courtesy of Dos Equis.

We want to thank all of the driver-partners who stayed up late and drove all weekend to offer their five star service and help meet the high demand of safe rides.

DFW, thank you for helping us make the streets safer for everyone.

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