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50 Insane Driving Laws From Around The World

50 INSANE DRIVING LAWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD Europe UK In Britain, a law still states that all Hackney carriages must carry a bale of hay and a bag of oats with them at all times! Denmark All Danish drivers have to check under the car before they even start the car. To see if there's a person 'underneath'. (2) Сyprus 3 Eating or drinking anything while driving in Cyprus is illegal. Even water! Luxembourg 4 In Luxembourg, all cars must have windshield wipers, even if they don't have a windshield. Cleav ME! Russia 5 In Russia, you'll be fined if you're driving a dirty car. Germany 6 In Germany, it is illegal to run out of fuel on the Autobahn. Spain (7) In Spain, you must have an extra pair of glasses in the car at all times, even if you're already wearing a pair. In some cities, cars must be parked on the side of 8. uneven days of the month. the road where houses bear uneven numbers on Scandinavia It is illegal to drive without headlights, even in daylight. Estonia 10 All drivers must carry two wheel chocks with them at all times. These are wooden blocks, to be positioned under the vehicle's wheels. Turkey 11 In Turkey it's all about safety. Drivers must carry a fire extinguisher, reflective triangle and first-aid kit. Failure to do so may result in a police fine. France 12 Drivers of all motor vehicles must carry a breathalyser. If you don't show the gendarme your kit when asked, you'll get an €11 fine. Serbia 13 All cars in Serbia must have a tow bar and a three-metre tow rope. The World Philippines (14 In Manila, you are not allowed to drive on Mondays if your number plate ends in 1 or 2. Japan 15 Splash a pedestrian with rainwater while passing by and you can expect a fine of about $65. Singapore 16 In Singapore, it's against the law for a driver to come within 50 metres of a pedestrian. America Alabama 17 It is legal to drive the wrong way down a one-way street as long as a lantern is attached to the front of your car. It's illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle. (18) Alaska 19 In Alaska it is illegal to tie a dog to the roof of your car. Arkansas 20 It is illegal for a person to blare the horn on a vehicle at any place where cold drinks or sandwiches are served after 9 p.m. California 21 It is illegal to jump from a car at 65 mph. No unoccupied vehicle may exceed 60 miles per hour. 22 It is illegal in San Francisco to buff or dry your car with used underwear. 23 Women driving on Californian roads are prohibited from doing so while wearing a dressing gown. 24) No matter how luxuriously comfortable that divided highway may look, it is illegal to use a road as a bed. 25 In California and Tennessee, shooting animals from your car is illegal unless 26 that animal is a whale. In Hermosa Beach, officials there have made it illegal to spill your Margaritas on any street. (27 Florida (28 If an elephant is tied to a parking meter, the owner or attendant must deposit money in the meter. The fine for hitting a pedestrian in Sarasota is $78. 29 Georgia 30 In Marietta, Georgia, it is illegal to spit from a moving car or bus, but is okay from a moving truck. Illinois 31 In Evanston, Illinois, it is unlawful to change clothes while inside a car with the curtains drawn, except during a fire. Massachusetts 32 You will be ticketed if you drive with a gorilla in the back-seat of your car. Minnesota 33 It is illegal to cross state lines, regardless if you are walking or driving, with a duck on your head. Nevada (34 It is illegal to drive a camel on the highway. Michigan 35 If you car breaks down, be aware that sitting in the middle of the street to read a newspaper is illegal. Ohio Authorities will ticket you if you consecutively drive 0 around the town square more than 100 times. If you break down and you phone for a cab, you will be ticketed if you opt to ride on the cab's roof. (:7 Oklahoma 38 It is considered illegal to read a comic book while driving. Colorado 39 In Denver, Colorado, it is illegal to drive a black car on Sundays. Kentucky 40 Make sure your canine does not harbour a weird fetish for tailgate lights. You'll be fined if your pet molests a vehicle. Georgia 41 Going on an intuitive hunch that kids and cars don't mix, it's illegal to drive through playgrounds. Missouri 41 Officials have made it illegal to honk the horn of someone else's car. Connecticut 43 Speeding on a bicycle isn't tolerated in Connecticut. If you're doing over 65 mph, you better be prepared for a ticket! Maine 44) Don't park in front of Dunkin' Doughnuts while in Maine! You'll be fined! Pennsylvania 45 Traveling across country roads at night you are required to stop every mile and detonate a rocket signal in order to warn livestock of your arrival. If you spy on horses, you have to cover your car with a cover to blend into the scenery. If the horses 46 react, disassemble your car and hide the parts. New Orleans 47 In New Orleans and Memphis, it is law that a woman must have a man in front of the car, with a warning flag if she is to drive. Montana 48 In Montana it is not permitted to leave a sheep unescorted in a truck. New Jersey 49 In New Jersey you may not frown at a police officer. Minneapolis 50 In Minneapolis it is illegal to go onto Lake Street while driving a red car. SOURCES http://www.dmv.org/fun-stuff/bizarre-driving-laws.php http://www.autoinsurancenow.com/crazy-traffic-laws/ http://www.gcfl.org/archive.php?funny=4544 http://www.euroblawg.com/legal/10-countries-with-unusual-driving-laws/ http://blog.auto-europe.co.uk/culture-and-history/strange-driving-laws-around-the-world http://www.wanderlust.co.uk/magazine/blogs/weird@wanderlust/18-weird-driving-laws-from-around-the-world http://www.shawconnect.ca/Travel/Galleries/Strange_driv- ing_laws.aspx#lcac7fcelfef6cc3721cf5b2fcff5a936_9de7a0564b5f7c1bc77d83398da575f1_nevada-no-camel-riding-on-the-highway http://www.ukfuekcards.co.uk/blog/strange-driving-laws http://www.autoinsurancenow.com/crazy-traffic-laws/ Barrington Freight www.barringtonfreight.co.uk

50 Insane Driving Laws From Around The World

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Since the invention of the car in 1886, authorities around the world have devised a variety of rules and regulations for motorists. Whether you follow the Highway Code or le code de la route, there wi...

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