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Drunk man caught riding bike on highway

By Kim Jee-min
  • Published : Nov 7, 2018 - 13:23
  • Updated : Nov 7, 2018 - 13:23

Police said Wednesday they had caught a man riding a bike on a highway while drunk at around midnight.


(Yonhap)

The 21-year-old man rode a bike while drunk after a company dinner. According to police, he rode over 2 kilometers along the Gyeongbu Expressway. He was found to have a blood alcohol content of 0.124 percent.

The man was slapped with a 30,000 won ($27) fine.

Under the revised traffic law, cyclists riding under the influence of alcohol face fines of up to 200,000 won or detention.

By Kim Jee-min (jeeminkim@heraldcorp.com)