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Convenience and ease of use are two reasons why people like ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft. Now, you can add safety to the list.

A new study by automotive analytics firm Zendrive and research firm Aite Group suggests that ridesharing drivers are more safe than the average driver. The 12,000-person study revealed that ridesharing drivers are less likely to speed, drive aggressively or fumble with their phones. The study follows a report out of Pittsburgh showing that DUIs dropped by 18 percent the first full year that the city had ridesharing options.

Learn more about this encouraging news by reading the source article at latimes.com.