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Driverless Cars, TNC Apps Could Boost Booze Sales

Posted on August 17, 2016

In 2014, alcohol played a role a third of motor-vehicle deaths in the US. However, TNC services like Uber and so-called self-driving cars could reduce the number of DUI accidents, fatalities and arrests, according to new research from Morgan Stanley.

TNCs and autonomous vehicles could also potentially be a boon for the alcohol industry — including bars and restaurants that serve alcohol, according to the research led by Morgan Stanley’s Adam Jonas.

Yahoo! Finance article here

Related Topics: alcoholic beverages, business growth, liability, Lyft, passenger safety, research and trends, Safety, TNCs, Uber, vehicle safety

Comments ( 1 )
  • Daryl

     | about 2 years ago

    So....... if these self driving cars currently have drivers in them, and the drivers don't own them, would that make them Uber employees?

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