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Washington Regional Alcohol Program

Nearly 950 use SoberRide service over Halloween

A total of 943 individuals across the region availed themselves of free rides home over Halloween as part of the Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s (WRAP) SoberRide initiative, conducted in collaboration with Lyft. “This level of ridership translates into SoberRide removing...

SoberRide to be in effect for Halloween

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) will activate its SoberRide campaign for Halloween. From Saturday, Oct. 29 at 4 p.m. until Sunday, Oct. 30 at 4 a.m., adults (21 and older) celebrating with alcohol can receive a free ride home...

SoberRide helps keep 400+ safe over holiday

A total of 435 people availed themselves of free rides home during Independence Day as part of the SoberRide initiative of the Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP). As part of a collaborative effort with Lyft, free rides home for those,...

SoberRide to be in effect for Independence Day

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s “SoberRide” initiative, conducted in collaboration with Lyft, will be in operation during Independence Day. From July 4 at 4 p.m. to July 5 at 4 a.m., those who otherwise might be driving while impaired will...

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...

Region seems to be bucking national trends on alcohol-related driving woes

Alcohol-related traffic fatalities, injuries, crashes, and drunk driving arrests all decreased in the metropolitan Washington area in 2020, according to the 29th-annual “How Safe Are Our Roads?” Report prepared by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) for the...

Officer honored in battle against impaired driving

Fairfax County Police Department Master Police Officer Steve Faett was among 17 public-safety personnel from across the region honored Dec. 10 at the 24th annual Law Enforcement Awards of Excellence for Impaired-Driving Prevention. The awards program is sponsored by the...

Arlington officers lauded in battle against drunk driving

Arlington County Police Department Officers Alexander Rodriguez and Sean Poveda were among 17 public-safety personnel from across the region honored Dec. 10 at the 24th annual Law Enforcement Awards of Excellence for Impaired-Driving Prevention. The awards program is sponsored by...
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