Wednesday, November 29, 2023

757 Sober Rides Available for July Fourth Holiday

HAMPTON ROADS — Drive Safe Hampton Roads (DSHR) is sponsoring 757 Sober Ride for the July Fourth holiday from 4 p.m. on Monday, July 3 until 4 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5.

Drive Safe HR’s 757 Sober Ride powered by Lyft offers free or reduced fare rides are to drivers in Hampton Roads who are using alcohol during the July Fourth holiday timeframe.

“As you head out around July Fourth holiday, you’ll likely see more law enforcement on the roads. On average, a DUI can set you back $10,000 in attorney’s fees, fines, court costs, lost time at work, higher insurance rates, car towing, and more. Remember, Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk. If you plan to drink, please don’t drive. Be smart, plan ahead, and use 757 Sober Ride to get home safely. The life you save may be your own, or someone you love.” said Jonathan Turner, 757 Sober Ride Chairperson.

During the thirty-six hour period, area residents age 21 and older who are celebrating with alcohol may download the Lyft app to their phones and enter the 757 Sober Ride code in the app’s “Payment” tab (under the “Add Lyft Pass” option) to receive no-cost safe transportation home up to $15.

DSHR’s 2023 July Fourth 757 Sober Ride promo code will be posted at 3 p.m. on Monday, July 3, at The code may only be used only during the above-stated period for rides originating from or having a destination within Hampton Roads.

The offer is subject to Lyft’s Terms of Service, and valid for new and existing Lyft users while supplies last. Sponsors of the 2023 757 Sober Ride campaign include the Christopher King Foundation and the Virginia DMV.

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