STOCKTON (CBS13) – California Highway Patrol officers in Stockton say they encountered a wayward rider on Interstate 5 over the weekend.
The thing is, this man wasn’t just riding any old vehicle – he was on a “hoverboard.”READ MORE: Boy, 8, Hailed A Hero After Discovering Baby Sister Unresponsive In Pool
Officers snapped a picture of the man on the shoulder of I-5 near Country Club Boulevard on Saturday night. The man can be seen on an electric hoverboard, the kind of device that went viral in 2015.READ MORE: California Allowing Theme Parks, Ball Parks And Stadiums To Reopen With Strict Limits On April 1
It’s unclear why the man was out on the freeway in a hoverboard.
Officers say they asked him why and he said, “That’s how I roll.”MORE NEWS: SMUD Again Extends Suspension Of Non-Payment Shutoffs – Now Through June
Per California law, electrically motorized boards like this hoverboard can only be operated on bikeways or roadways with a speed limit of 35 mph or less.