Octoberfest E-Scooter Chaos: Hundreds Lose License for Drunk Scooting

It’s harmful, however “drunk scooting” is a hilarious phrase.

E-scooters had been legalized in Germany simply this June, and below native legal guidelines, they’re categorized as motorized automobiles. Meaning the legal guidelines that apply to automobiles apply to scooters. Meaning no, you can not pound 5 liters of Hofbraü and scoot your manner house lest you harm your self, harm another person, or — among the many higher case situations — get a ticket.

Approximately 414 Germans and vacationers had been caught drunk scooting throughout this 12 months’s Oktoberfest in Munich, and 254 individuals misplaced their licenses due to it. (However, 254 is paltry in comparison with the 6.Three million individuals who attended the competition.) Overall, on-the-ground reporters have painted a scene e-scooter of chaos, with drunk Oktoberfest patrons abandoning two-wheel rides all around the metropolis. But, now that e-scooters have gotten extra frequent in huge cities, keep in mind to Just Say No to scooting below the affect. You would possibly get a ScootUI. You’ll be thrown within the Scoot Tank! Ok, I’m completed now. Seriously, you would harm your self.

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