Ride-Sharing Services Have Effect on Athens DUI Rates

Ride-sharing services have become popular over the past few years. In Athens, Georgia, these services have impacted the DUI rates.

 Why It’s Newsworthy: According to the Athens-Clarke County Government, there are about 103 establishments in downtown Athens who hold alcohol licenses. Ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft help transport people from the downtown area. 

 

Kaitlyn Brandon is a senior majoring in journalism in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.

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