Does Uber Really Prevent Drunken Driving? It Depends on the Study
Posted: 11 Apr 2017

New York Times online (USA), 07/04/2017, Jacey Fortin

Article on research into whether ride-hailing companies such as Uber help prevent drink-driving and related incidents notes that one such study was jointly carried out by David S Kirk, an associate professor at Oxford University.

The study looked at 100 densely populated counties across the United States and found no correlation between the rollout of Uber and the number of traffic fatalities.

Further information

David Kirk is Professor of Sociology, Director of Research, Professorial Fellow of Nuffield College