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Little Known Driving Laws

Little Known Driving Laws

 

Have you ever honked the horn of a friend’s car, screeched your tires while driving, or yelled swear words from your car window? Depending on where you live, you could have just broken the law. Yikes! Here is a list of loony, little known driving laws that are still on today’s books according to DMV.org.

Alabama: After a good ol’ fashioned game of pin the tail on the donkey, don’t forget to remove your blindfold before you get behind the wheel! In Alabama, it’s illegal to drive while blindfolded. Everywhere else, it’s just plain dangerous.

Arkansas: When the sun goes down, don’t get riled up outside of your local butcher store or sandwich shop in Arkansas. After 9 P.M., it’s illegal to honk your horn where cold drinks or sandwiches are served.

Georgia: The authorities in Dublin, Georgia have taken extra precautions to keep their kids safe. In this city, it’s illegal to drive through a playground.

Illinois: Don’t try any funny business while riding your bicycle in Galesburg, Illinois. Removing your hands from the handlebars, your feet from the pedals, or practicing any acrobatic or “fancy riding” could get you in big trouble!

Missouri: If you’re in the passenger seat of a friend’s car, keep your hands to yourself. It’s illegal to honk the horn of someone else’s car in University City, Missouri.

North Carolina: North Carolina authorities must have seen some pretty crazy stunts. It’s illegal to play in traffic, drive through a cemetery, and drive on the sidewalk.  

South Carolina: Have a friend whose car feels like a dumping ground? Don’t let them drive into Hilton Head, South Carolina! It’s illegal to store trash in your vehicle.

Even if your state doesn’t have any weird driving laws, it’s a good idea to check out the driving laws specific to your state before heading out on the road. The majority of states, for instance, ban text messaging for all drivers, according to Distraction.gov. Driving without car insurance is another all-around no-no. While it may be tempting to drive without auto insurance, it’s illegal. 

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