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SoberRide will activate for Cinco de Mayo

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) will activate its SoberRide initiative for the Cinco de Mayo holiday. “Over a third of U.S. traffic deaths during Cinco de Mayo involve drunk drivers,” noted WRAP president Kurt Erickson. In collaboration with Lyft, those...

Nearly 500 use SoberRide over St. Patrick’s Day

A total of 482 people used the SoberRide service for a safe ride home over the St. Patrick’s Day holiday, according to the Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP), which sponsors the initiative in conjunction with Lyft. “For its hours of...

SoberRide effort finds success over holiday period

While the count was impacted by the ongoing pandemic, 461 individuals in the Washington region availed themselves of a SoberRide free ride home during the holiday period, the sponsoring organization said on Jan. 6. A total of 285 used the...

SoberRide initiative now in effect for holidays

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s annual SoberRide initiative, conducted in collaboration with Lyft, started for the holiday season on Dec. 17 and will continue through Jan. 1. During that period, area residents ages 21 and older can receive a no-cost...

SoberRide effort serves 777 over Halloween

A total of 777 persons in the Washington area availed themselves of the SoberRide initiative of the Washington Regional Alcohol Program during Halloween as opposed to possibly driving home drunk – the second highest level of ridership for that...

SoberRide effort gears up for Halloween

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) will provide its longstanding “SoberRide” initiative for Halloween, offering a safe ride home for those (21 and older) who may have been imbibing. The effort, conducted in conjunction with Lyft, will be in operation...

SoberRide to be in effect for Independence Day

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP), in conjunction with Lyft, will offer free rides home to those who have been imbibing over the Independence Day holiday as part of its SoberRide initiative. The initiative will run from July 4 at...

‘SoberRide’ initiative to be in effect for St. Patrick’s Day

“While we’re all safer at home, we are also a public-safety organization which regularly looks to mitigate risk,” said Kurt Erickson, WRAP’s president. “If persons do venture out and alcohol is involved, we are all benefited from the safety-net...
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