Breathometer Now Calls Ubers To Drive The Drunks Home

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Breathometer and Uber are teaming up to get the drunks home safely.

We wrote before that Breathometer would be coming up with some interesting applications over the next few months and today the blood alcohol level breath analysis startup has announced a partnership and API integration with Uber.

Anyone who registers at the halfway point of the legal limit in California (.04 blood alcohol concentration level) or higher on a Breathometer Breeze device will now be directed to order a cab, Uber or a designated driver to ensure they don’t get behind the wheel when tipsy.

Breathometer has been testing the Uber API integration with its app since October 2014. Over 1 million tests have been conducted since then, according to the breathalyzer startup. Breathometer says that it has had about a 10 percent conversion rate with drunk users calling for an Uber so far.

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