Go Back   New Orleans Saints - blackandgold.com > Main > Everything Else
Shop Horizontal

Don't drink and cycle!

this is a discussion within the Everything Else Community Forum; A German university town is throwing the book at drunk cyclists -- by applying drunk driving laws to peddlers. Under the new rules in Munster, 296 miles west of the capital Berlin, anyone caught cycling inebriated faces a ban from ...

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-10-2012, 09:40 AM   #1
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: The Woodlands
Posts: 17,619
Blog Entries: 27
Don't drink and cycle!

A German university town is throwing the book at drunk cyclists -- by applying drunk driving laws to peddlers.
Under the new rules in Munster, 296 miles west of the capital Berlin, anyone caught cycling inebriated faces a ban from bike riding, news website The Local reported Friday.
Those who are caught violating the ban could be fined at least US$656, Martin Schulze-Werner, head of the town public order office, said.
Previously, only cyclists with driving licenses were punished for drunk cycling -- their car driving licenses were revoked.
However, with drunk riders becoming an increasing problem for the town, authorities are getting tough with cyclists, Schulze-Werner said.
In 2011, five cyclists died as a result of drunk riding, he said, adding that cops stopped 135 cyclists who were over the alcohol limit the same year.
Schulze-Werner added that the city's first bicycling ban in 2012 was being processed.
Banned cyclists who hope to get back on the road will be subjected to a psychological examination, similar to drivers banned for drunk driving.


Read more: German Town Gets Tough On Drunk Cycling | Fox News

Said Pope Benedict: "WOW ... that ring is bigger than mine!!!"

SmashMouth is online now  
Latest Blogs
2015 Saints Bye Week Draft Last Blog: 10-16-2014 By: hagan714


"IRONY" Last Blog: 10-01-2014 By: teddybarexxx


Sainity Zone 9-30-14 Hail Last Blog: 09-30-2014 By: xan


Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:50 PM.


Copyright 1997 - 2013 - BlackandGold.com
no new posts