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Safe Ride KY offers $10,000 worth of free rides to prevent impaired driving during Independence Day

The Safe Ride KY coalition has announced that it is offering Kentuckians $10,000 worth of free rides to prevent impaired driving and complement the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety’s enforcement efforts during Independence Day. Individuals can claim $10 in ride credits by downloading the Lyft app on their phones, entering promo code SAFERIDEKY4TH19, and ordering a safe ride home. The credit will...

Safe Ride KY coalition offering $20,000 in discounted rides through Lyft, CityScoot on St. Patricks Day

Following its success during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the Safe Ride KY coalition today announced that it is offering Kentuckians $20,000 worth of discounted rides during St. Patrick’s Day to prevent impaired driving. Individuals can claim $20 in free ride credits by entering code SAFERIDEKY2018 in the Lyft or CityScoot apps and ordering a ride between midnight on Saturday, March 17,...

Safe Ride KY coalition transports more than 700 during holiday campaign targeting drunk driving

The new Safe Ride KY coalition took more than 700 potentially impaired drivers off Kentucky roadways during its first holiday campaign, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association reported today. The program offered $20 discounts on rides through Lyft and CityScoot services between Dec. 15, 2017, and Jan. 1 using the code “SAFERIDEKY17.” All codes were quickly claimed, KDA President Eric Gregory said,...

Keven Moore: Clear policy regarding personal use of company-provided vehicles a must for businesses

Personal use of company-provided vehicles has long been a perk that many businesses provide to their employees. In my business, one of the risk management controls that we check is the personal usage policy for company vehicles, one that sets guidelines governing who can use the company vehicle. But recently an increasing number of employees have been found to be using their company cars as a tool...

KDA, Lyft invite public to explore opportunities to fight drunk driving, earn money on Ky Bourbon Trail

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association and Lyft are hosting breakfast sessions in Bardstown and Versailles this month to educate and recruit safe ride drivers in local Kentucky Bourbon Trail® communities. The effort is part of the KDA’s commitment to prevent drunk driving by promoting safe rides. In March, the KDA and Lyft announced a partnership to expand Lyft’s on-demand ride service to KBT®...