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Driving Safety : An Empirical Analysis of Ridesharing ’ s Impact on Drunk Driving and Alcohol-Related Crime

@inproceedings{MartinBuck2016DrivingS,
  title={Driving Safety : An Empirical Analysis of Ridesharing ’ s Impact on Drunk Driving and Alcohol-Related Crime},
  author={Frank Peter Vii Martin-Buck},
  year={2016}
}
This paper examines the effect of ridesharing services such as Lyft and Uber on the incidence of drunk driving and other alcohol-related crimes. Ridesharing services are convenient, low-cost alternatives to traditional taxi cabs. I use the gradual expansion of ridesharing to cities across the U.S. to identify the effects of ridesharing on alcoholrelated traffic fatalities, DUI/DWI arrests, physical and sexual assault arrests, and arrests for other potentially alcohol-related crimes. Using a… 

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