Drunk Biking, and Other Signs of Booming Bicycle Industry


Drunk bicycling has become a growing problem as more health conscious and frugal workers bike to work. Commuting by bicycle is up 43 percent since 2000, reports Anneli Rufus in The Daily Beast.

On the road are about 3.8 million bicycle commuters and, overall, about 451 bicycles. Eventually, the law will catch up with bikers who threaten the public safety. Yes, more and more will be receiving BUIs. That will create jobs for lawyers. It will also bring in revenue for budget-challenged communities.