As has become a tradition at every major holiday where drinking is involved, Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) is offering free Lyft rides during the Halloween weekend.
the 2022 Halloween SoberRide program will be in effect from 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, until 4 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30.
“[SoberRide is] a way to keep local roads safe from impaired drivers during this traditionally high-risk period,” WRAP explained in a release. “During this twelve-hour period, area residents age 21 and older celebrating with alcohol may download the Lyft app to their phones, then enter the SoberRide code in the app’s ‘Payment’ tab (under the ‘Add Lyft Pass’ option) to receive their no-cost (up to $15) safe transportation home.”
The code will be posted at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the SoberRide website.
“Nearly half of U.S. traffic fatalities during Halloween involve drunk drivers according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,” Kurt Erickson, WRAP’s President, said in a release. “Halloween is of particular concern for younger drivers as 2020 NHTSA data shows that 68% of drunk driving deaths on U.S. roadways during the fall holiday involve drivers ages 21 to 34.”
WRAP reported that last year, 777 people in the region used the SoberRdie program on Halloween rather than drive home impaired.
The program is available in:
- Falls Church
- Prince William
- Montgomery County
- Prince George’s County
- College Park
- District Heights
- Mount Ranier
- New Carrollton
- Seat Pleasant
- Takoma Park
WRAP also offers the program on St. Patrick’s Day, Cinco de Mayo, Independence Day and the winter holidays.
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