Baton Rouge DUI arrests down nearly 18% in year since Uber entered market; app deserves partial credit, police chief says

Police officer giving sobriety test to young man to see if he is driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Police cruiser is out of focus in the foreground.

In the 15 months since Uber entered the Baton Rouge market, DUI arrests have decreased nearly 18% in the city of Baton Rouge, according to Metro Councilmember Ryan Heck, who gathered the data from the…

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