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Sometimes, law brings forth strange fruit – and weird laws in traffic are no exception.

We invite you to enjoy some absurd traffic laws that defy all logic. Dumb laws, but hilarious nevertheless. Have fun with this 9 examples.

18 August 2020

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1

In San Francisco, car owners are forbidden by law to polish their vehicles with used underwear. Just take a minute and picture in your mind how this law came into being.

2

Silence is the rule: In Switzerland, slamming your car door is strictly prohibited.

3

Not a dumb law actually, but one might wonder why there is an explicit law for it: In Alabama, it is illegal for drivers to wear a blindfold.

4

In Glendale, Arizona, it is illegal to drive your car backwards.

5

In the city of Cicero, the police will pull you over if you whistle on public streets on Sundays.

6

In Australia, it is illegal to transport hay in the trunk of your own car, but you can take all the hay you want in a taxi – if it fits.

7

In Oklahoma, it is forbidden to read a comic book while driving.

8

In Milford, Massachusetts, it is forbidden to peep into car windows.

9

This one seems like a guarantee for traffic jams: In Jasper Gates, Canada, a dumb law forbids drivers from going faster than a horse or carriage.

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