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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