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It was only a matter of time before this happened. A Los Angeles man has been busted for riding an electric scooter while intoxicated. 28-year-old Nicholas Kauffroath allegedly knocked over a 64-year-old pedestrian on a sidewalk while riding a Bird scooter. The City Attorney’s Office confirms that this is the first motorized scooter driving under the influence legal case with a charge in Los Angeles. Kauffroath had a blood-alcohol level that was more than three times the legal limit. The pedestrian injured by the scooter rider was left with an abrasion on their knee. The guilty party was placed on 36 months of probation and must complete a DUI program. Does this mean Kauffroath isn’t allowed to drive a vehicle during this time either? Have you ridden an electric scooter?