Uber Might Not Decrease Drunken Driving, But We're The Reason Why
Uber says there are "fewer drunk drivers on the streets" in cities where it operates, but a new study suggests the service has little to no effect.By Lindsey Pulse | July 30, 2016
Ride-hailing app Uber claims its service decreases instances of drunken driving, but a new study disagrees.
The study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, looked at the 100 largest metropolitan populations across the U.S. from 2005 to 2014.
And researchers found Uber had little to no effect on instances of drunken driving-related fatalities across the board.