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11th Apr 2015

Video: Too drunk to drive? Uber will take you home for free


Ben Kenyon

‘Take me drunk, I’m home’

That’s probably when you know you’ve had one too many and it’s time for bed.

Well Internet taxi firm Uber has been giving boozehounds a free ride home.

Yes really. The firm may have come in for some flack in recent months, but rounding up drunks and driving them home sounds like a great idea all round. Everyone wins.

Unfortunately, the firm later confirmed that it was just a promotional campaign to highlight the risks of drink driving.

It was good while it lasted.

Here’s a video of the idea in action…