Everyone knows that it’s illegal to exceed the speed limit or fail to use a turn signal for a lane change, but did you know that in West Virginia you can legally collect (and eat) road kill? Every state seems to have some really bizarre laws regarding what they will, or will not, allow on the public roadways!
Let’s look at a few of these crazy ordinances.
It is against the law for moose to have sex in the street.
It is illegal to honk your horn at a restaurant after 9:00 p.m.
In Hermosa Beach, it is against the law to spill your margarita in the street.
In Chico, California it’s illegal to plant rutabagas in the street.
You are not allowed to shoot whales from your car.
Sarasota, Florida only levies a $78.00 fine for hitting a pedestrian, so look out!
No matter how much fun it may be, It’s illegal to drive through a playground.
In Marietta, Georgia you can spit out of the window of a truck, but not from a car or bus.
In Galesburg, bicyclists aren’t allowed to do any “fancy riding”.
You can be cited in Mount Vernon for throwing your Red Ryder onto the highway.
You may face 30 days in jail if your screech your tires in Derby, Kansas.
In Topeka, It’s illegal to transport dead poultry on Kansas Avenue.
A Fort Thomas police officer will write you a ticket if they see your pet “molest” a car.
It’s against the law to swear from your vehicle in Rockville, Maryland.
You cannot legally operate a motor vehicle with a gorilla in the backseat.
While in Minnetonka, be sure to stop at the car wash. It is illegal for your truck to leave a mess on the roadway.
If you are prone to “toot your own horn,” you had better be in your own car. In University City, it is against the law to honk someone else’s horn.
In Reno, you cannot place a chair or bench in the road. Incidentally, it is also illegal to ride a camel.
All residents are required to honk when passing another car.
In Blairstown, it is illegal to plant a tree in the street.
Common sense seems not to apply in Dunn, North Carolina. Here, it is against the law to drive on the sidewalk, or through a cemetery. You are also not allowed to play in traffic.
Canton has made it illegal for roller-skaters to share the road with cars.
Stan Lee may want to be aware that it’s illegal to read a comic book while driving.
Unlike North Carolina, in Oregon it is perfectly legal to drive on the sidewalk, as long as you yield to pedestrians.
It is against the law to ride with beer in the car, opened or not, in Scituate, Rhode Island.
It is illegal to ride an ugly horse anywhere in the state.
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