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SAN ANTONIO — To ring in the New Year safely, a nationally recognized personal injury law firm, The Carlson Law Firm, is offering a code with Uber to discount $10 off any ride in San Antonio this upcoming new year’s celebration. The code can be redeemed from Dec. 31 starting at  6 p.m. to  Jan. 1 at 6 a.m. for anyone in the San Antonio area in need of a safe ride. 

“The Carlson Law Firm is very aware of what dangers exist on roadways during the holiday season,” said partner Edna Elizondo. “Being in San Antonio, we want to ensure that our communities are prepared with a safe plan to get home safely after enjoying the great festivities this city has to offer.”

San Antonio has a national reputation for knowing how to ring in the new year. In fact, thousands of party-goers flock to the city each year to get in on the Alamo City celebrations. With this influx of people, San Antonio traffic is expected to increase in the days around the New Year celebration.

According to a study done in 2017 by the National Transportation Traffic Safety Administration, New Year’s is one of the deadliest nights on our nation’s roads, with Texas ranked seventh among the top ten states with the most drunk-driving deaths in 2018. 

“The city seems to be overwhelmed with holiday traffic, and it may be in everyone’s best interest to simply carpool or take a rideshare service during the holiday season,” said Elizondo. “Although drinking and driving may not be the only factor to increase fatal crashes during the holiday periods, it is one that can be prevented by using a rideshare service.”

Studies show using ride-sharing services can lead to a decrease in drunk driving crashes. According to The Texas Department of Transportation, drivers charged with a third offense can face up to $10,000 in fines, have their license suspended, and can face between two to ten years in prison. 

In addition, a study done in 2020 by value penguin found that the five deadliest roads for Thanksgiving and Christmas travel include I-35 and I-10, two of the biggest highways passing through San Antonio. With the increase of traffic and people coming into the city, it is anticipated that roads will be packed this holiday season. 

The Uber tripcode will discount $10 on any ride within San Antonio. Any remaining balance must be paid by the consumer.  The credit will not include tips and patrons will have to cover the remaining balance. 

*Limited Availability. No cash value. One-time use only. Maximum discount of $10 per redemption. Maximum of one trip per account. To redeem the discount, Uber Voucher code must be applied to Payment section of the Uber App prior to requesting the intended trip. Uber Voucher valid December 31, 6 p.m. CST, through January 1, 6 a.m. CST  Uber Voucher expires January 1 at 6 a.m. CST. Uber Voucher is only valid for rides requested placed using applicable Uber App. Taxes and other fees will be covered provided that the value of the Uber Voucher is greater than the total order amount. Offer is non-transferable, subject to change or cancellation. Issues involving redemption and/or use of the Uber Voucher code should be directed to The Carlson Law Firm at 

About The Carlson Law Firm

The Carlson Law firm is a bilingual personal injury law firm that represents clients injured in car accidents, dangerous drugs, medical malpractice, family law, criminal defense, nursing home abuse, defective products, sexual assault, and consumer protection. The Carlson Law Firm is here to help with 14 locations across Texas and one in Los Angeles. After 45 years of successfully helping clients, we still care and we can help. 


Media Contact:

Alyssa Ochoa

aochoa@carlsonattorneys. com

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