Exercising due care while operating any bicycle, including an electric bike, is essential. Riding requires the same sense of presence and alertness as driving a car, if not more because you are in a more vulnerable position. That’s one of the reasons you can just as easily get a DUI citation for drinking and riding as for drinking and driving.
Take a tip from Robert Cook of North Bay. A week ago, he was arrested for driving his electric bike while intoxicated and spent six days in jail. Read the full story here.