November 22, 2016

For Immediate Release

Safe ride program offers ride promotion for North Carolina's Piedmont Triad area

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (November 22, 2016) – The day before Thanksgiving is one of the most dangerous nights to be out on the road. AAA Carolinas is partnering with Uber and MillerCoors this year to make the holiday eve​n safer and more affordable. AAA Carolinas is offering $10 off one ride to or from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point, or Burlington from 12pm on Wednesday, November 23 to 4am on Thursday, November 24.

"We want to remind motorists to travel safely and drive drug and alcohol-free when hitting the roads," said AAA Carolinas President and CEO Dave Parsons. "For those who do plan to drink, we urge them to take safety precautions in advance and take advantage of our partnership with Uber this Thanksgiving Eve."

For Uber users to redeem the promotion, enter code THANKS16 under Promotions to receive $10 off your ride in the Piedmont Triad on Wednesday, November 23. Visit to learn more.

The details:

  • Open the app and enter the promo code THANKS16
  • Request a ride in the Piedmont Triad area
  • Promo code is valid for both new and existing riders
  • Valid for $10 off one ride only between 12pm on Wednesday, 11/23 to 4am on Thursday, 11/24 
  • Limited to the first 1,330 requests

For those new to Uber, download the app and sign up with the promo code THANKS16 to get $20 off your first ride! Sign up here: Uber is a smartphone app that allows you to request a safe, affordable, reliable ride at the touch of a button.

AAA works year-round to educate the public on the dangers of impaired driving in an effort to reduce traffic-related crashes and injuries. is an online resource offering facts about impaired driving, transportation alternatives and expert advice. AAA encourages all motorists to Take the Pledge to drive drug- and alcohol-free.
AAA Carolinas, an affiliate of the American Automobile Association, is a not-for-profit organization that serves more than 2 million members and the public with travel, automobile and insurance services while being an advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. Connect with AAA Carolinas on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at @AAAcarolinas.​​

For more information on this press release, please contact:

Public Relations Manager

Tiffany Wright
Work : 704-569-7768
Cell : 980-253-0134