Association of Rideshare Use With Alcohol-Associated Motor Vehicle Crash Trauma

JAMA Surgery

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What The Study Did: This study looked at whether there was an association between rideshare use, motor vehicle crash traumas and impaired driving convictions in Houston, Texas, by comparing traumas and convictions before and after the introduction of Uber.

Authors: Christopher R. Conner, M.D., Ph.D., of the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2021.2227)

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