Uber and Metropolitan Traffic Fatalities in the United States

Authors: Noli Brazil and David S. Kirk

Publisher: American Journal of Epidemiology

This article exploits differences in the timing of the deployment of Uber in US metropolitan counties from 2005 to 2014 to test the association between the availability of Uber’s rideshare services and total, drunk driving-related, and weekend- and holiday-specific traffic fatalities in the 100 most populated metropolitan areas in the United States

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