The scooter programs in cities like Chicago ostensibly provide a convenient alternative to walking or driving in urban areas, but they come with certain risks for both riders and nearby pedestrians. Part of the risk comes from the temptation to operate a scooter while under the influence of alcohol. After a long day of drinking in the city, hopping on a readily available e-scooter may seem like a great idea to a person whose judgment is lacking. Unfortunately, this decision all too often comes with serious consequences.
E-Scooter Rider Intoxication Statistics
A recent study of people treated for e-scooter