SoberRides Offered for Cinco de Mayo

SoberRides Offered for Cinco de Mayo

Offered by the nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP), the 2024 Cinco de Mayo SoberRide® program will be in operation beginning at 12 p.m. Sunday, May 5, Cinco de Mayo, and operate until 12:00 a.m. on Monday, May 6 as a way to keep local roads safe from impaired drivers during this traditional high-risk period.

During this twelve-hour period, area residents ages 21 and older celebrating with alcohol may download the Lyft app to their phones then enter the SoberRide® code in the app’s ‘Payment’ tab (under the ‘Add Lyft Pass’ option) to receive their no-cost (up to $15) safe transportation home. WRAP’s 2024 Cinco de Mayo SoberRide® promo code will be posted at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 5th on

WRAP also offers its SoberRide® program on St. Patrick’s Day, Independence Day, Halloween and the winter holidays through and including New Year’s.

SoberRide is offered throughout Lyft’s Washington D.C. coverage area which includes all or parts of: the District of Columbia; the Maryland counties of Montgomery and Prince George’s and towns therein plus the cities of Bowie, College Park, District Heights, Gaithersburg, Glenarden, Greenbelt, Hyattsville, Laurel, Mount Ranier, New Carrollton, Rockville, Seat Pleasant and Takoma Park; and the Northern Virginia counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William and towns therein plus the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park.

Sponsors of WRAP’s 2024 Cinco de Mayo SoberRide® campaign include the 395 Express Lanes, Anheuser-Busch, Beer Institute, Brown-Forman, Constellation Brands, Diageo, District of Columbia Association of Beverage Alcohol Wholesalers, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, Giant Food, Glory Days Grill, Lyft, Molson Coors Beverage Company, New Belgium Brewing, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington and the Washington Area New Automobile Dealers Association. WRAP’s 2024 Public Partner SoberRide® sponsors include the District of Columbia Office of the Deputy Mayor for Operations and Infrastructure’s Highway Safety Office, the Maryland Highway Safety Office/Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.

Since 1991, WRAP’s SoberRide® program has provided 89,725 free safe rides home to would-be drunk drivers in the Greater Washington area.