Ugly Christmas Sweaters, Karaoke & a Good Cause … Washington Lyft Riders Experience ‘Merry Mode’
Last year, D.C. Lyft riders were given a cheery option for the holiday season called “Merry Mode.” When selected, one of three fabulously yarn bombed cars arrived to take them to their destination, offering the opportunity to sing a little Christmas carol karaoke along the way. Of course, exaggerated festivities could lead to distractions on the road, which could potentially increase the chances of accidents. If this was to happen to you, perhaps you’d need to have a look at somewhere like Batta Fulkerson, who specializes in helping those affected by accidents in ride-share cars. Although this may seem fun, it could end with the driver being unable to focus, causing an accident. Even if you’re a passenger in a Lyft vehicle and an accident occurs, you may still deserve compensation. It’s important to make sure that these fun activities don’t become dangerous and put other road users at risk.
Each Merry Mode Lyft car was outfitted in a custom ugly Christmas sweater, some even sporting LEDs … be still my beating heart. Spearheaded by Philadelphia yarn bomber Jessie Hemmons (known as the Ishknits), her team of knitters and crocheters included, Rhiannon Bly (@sameshit), Alexander Reynoso (@AlexCreates), and Jill and Lorna Watt of Knits For Life (@KnitsForLife).
The best part? Lyft donated its share of each Merry Mode fare to local non-profit, Martha’s Table.
You can learn more about this “uplyfting” project via Knits For Life – look for their compilation of stories from the media. Great work for a good cause – love it!