KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Alcohoot, an innovative smartphone breathalyzer and zTrip, a unique ride-hailing application, today announced a strategic partnership that will offer safe rides home to all club-goers that have had too much to drink while attending tomorrow’s One Block South Happy Hour event.
Both companies will spearhead efforts at the event and will demonstrate their shared commitment to combating drunk driving, with a technology first approach – that other ride sharing and breathalyzer companies currently lack. The event will take place Thursday, May 14(th) from 3PM – 6PM at One Block South, located at 7300 West 119th St. Overland Park, KS 66213.
Members from both Alcohoot and zTrip teams will have tables set up at the event and will be giving away tee shirts, gift bags and other prizes to anyone who has downloaded the app, in addition to raffling off $100 in zTrip ride credits.
“Drinking and driving is a national problem that Alcohoot and zTrip are tackling head on,” says Christopher Ayala, CEO of Alcohoot. “We are pleased to be working with an innovative leadership team at zTrip who recognize the need to promote smart decisions when considering the best way home after drinking.”
“With our fleet of more than 500 zTrip sedans, 10/10 Taxis and Yellow Cabs, our entire team is committed to providing a safe and convenient ride home to all of our guests. We look forward to co-hosting this event at One Block South, one of our premier partners,” added Bill George, CEO of zTrip and KCTG.
Alcohoot is a Techstars company based in New York City developing innovative hardware and software solutions to combat drinking and driving. Its premier product, Alcohoot, is the world’s first smartphone breathalyzer using a police grade, FDA-registered fuel cell sensor that accurately measures a user’s blood alcohol content through iOS and Android apps. Using Alcohoot enhances a user’s understanding of their body’s reaction to alcohol consumption encouraging smarter, more responsible decisions.
For more information, visit www.alcohoot.com.
zTrip is a new smartphone app that lets you book a black car or taxi in seconds. You can book for now, for later today, or for later this week! Our service is backed by over 25 years of trusted customer support and professionally-licensed and insured drivers. With zTrip, you can expect a great ride.
zTrip is owned and operated by Transdev, the leading provider of passenger ground transportation services in North America.
For more information, visit www.ztrip.com.
CONTACT: Nicholas C. Weatherhead, Group Director, North 6th Agency, Inc., [email protected], 212.334.9753 ext114