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Arrive Alive in Summit County this weekend with a free Lyft and City Yellow Cab rides

Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh is sponsoring the program for free rides tonight through Saturday morning.
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Arrive Alive in Summit County offers free Lyft and City Yellow Cab rides from Wednesday, November 27 through Saturday, November 30, 2019.

AKRON, Ohio — The night before Thanksgiving is historically a big night out on the town, so with this in mind Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh has sponsored a free ride campaign to keep people from drinking and driving.

Based on a survey of 3,000 restaurants across the country conducted by Upserve, a restaurant management platform,  sales jumped 23 percent the night before Thanksgiving (compared to the previous Wednesday) in 2016.

The biggest driver on that changes in sales, according to the study, was beer sales with increased by 270 percent.

To help keep everyone safe, Summit County residents can get a Lyft ride for free (up to a $20 value) by using promotional code SCPOTHANK19.

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Arrive Alive in Summit County offers free Lyft and City Yellow Cab rides from Wednesday, November 27 through Saturday, November 30, 2019.

If you'd rather not use the app, people can also call City Yellow Cab in Summit County for a free ride at (330) 253-3141. 

Just mention "Arrive Alive" for a free ride, valued at up to $65.

The Arrive Alive campaign is valid starting tonight, Wednesday, November 27 at 6 P.M. through Saturday, November 30 at 6 A.M.

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