If you’re drinking, let Lyft drivers do the driving.
Research shows that when Lyft enters a market, ride volumes increase and DUI incidents decrease.*
THE IMPACT OF RIDESHARE
60% less likely to drive under the influence
According to our 2020 Lyft Economic Impact Report**, 60% of Lyft riders say they are less likely to drive under the influence because of Lyft.
Decrease in alcohol-related fatalities
Across the U.S., rideshare has been associated with an 11.4% decrease in alcohol-involved fatal crashes.***
With Lyft,58% of riders in Boston58% of riders in Boston64% of riders in Denver59% of riders in New York 57% of riders in Washington
are less likely to drive under the influence.
2020 LYFT ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT RIDER SURVEY
Responsible riding with dependable drivers.
Lyft’s Safety Advisory Council
Lyft regularly partners with government agencies, non-profit groups, and law enforcement organizations on efforts to reduce impaired driving. Our dedicated Safety Advisory Council is made up of expert organizations that advise Lyft on current and planned safety initiatives.
*(Atlanta, Chicago) Casanova Powell Consulting and Dr. Ryan C. Smith, “Rideshare Volume and DUI Incidents in Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; and Fort Worth, Texas,” NDAA, March. 26, 2021.
(Houston) Conner, Christopher R., Hunter M. Ray, Ryan M. McCormack, Jacqueline S. Dickey, Samantha L. Parker. Xu Zhang, Roberto M. Vera, John A. Harvin, and Ryan S. Kitagawa. 2021. “Association of Rideshare Use With Alcohol Associated Motor Vehicle Crash Trauma.” JAMA Surgery 156(8):731-738.
** 2020 Lyft Economic Impact Report rider survey. This excludes the percent of riders who replied 'not applicable'.
*** Martin-Buck, Frank. 2017. Responsible Options: Empirical Analyses on the Effects of Alternative Transportation on Drunk Driving. Unpublished Dissertation: University of Texas at Austin.
(Los Angeles) Casanova Powell Consulting and Dr. Ryan C. Smith, “Rideshare Volume and DUI Incidents in Target California Communities,” NDAA, Sept. 28, 2020.