crazy traffic laws Driving and the rules of the road are fairly common sense, right? Well, these 10 crazy laws prove us wrong! If you’ll be traveling in Alabama, California, Connecticut, North or South Carolina, Georgia, Minnesota, or Utah, be extra diligent in following the rules.  It’s Illegal to Drive While Blindfolded in Alabama While it’s not really smart to drive blindfolded anywhere, at any time, it’s actually against the law in Alabama. You Can’t Use the Road as a Bed in Eureka, California Technically, you can’t use any public place to sleep, including the street. If you do it, and you survive, your punishment could be up to $1,000 fine, and/or up to six months in jail. In Connecticut, You Can’t Hunt From Your Car Any hunting or shooting from a motor vehicle is prohibited. You cannot use all-terrain vehicles on state land, unless you qualify for a handicapped hunting opportunity. Because it is against the law to carry a loaded firearm in a vehicle, you cannot fire a gun from your car. In Hilton Head, South Carolina, You Can’t Store Trash in Your Car The law specifically says, it’s unlawful to “place, leave, dump or permit to accumulate any garbage, rubbish, or trash in any building, vehicle, and their surrounding areas in the town so that the same shall or may afford food or harborage for rats.” Violations are considered “public nuisance” and are subject to a fine of up to $500 and/or up to 30 days in jail. In California, Women Cannot Wear Housecoats While Driving According to state law, women wearing housecoats while driving are behaving unlawfully. In Dublin, Georgia? Don’t Drive Through a Playground As tempting as it may be, it’s best to wait until you get to the next town before you drive through the playground. In Marietta, Georgia? Don’t Spit from a Car or a Bus While traveling through Marietta, and the surrounding area just to be safe, do not spit if you’re traveling in a car or a bus. If you’re traveling in a truck? Go ahead - the law doesn’t mention them. If You’re in Dunn, North Carolina: You cannot: play in traffic, drive on the sideway, or drive through the cemetery. Well, there goes all our fun! Birds in Utah Have the Right of Way on All Highways Be on the look out for those birds! We have no idea what the fine or penalty is, but birds come first, humans come second on Utah highways. Keep Your Vehicle Clean in Minnetonka, Minnesota A dirty vehicle is considered a “public nuisance” so any truck or other vehicle whose “wheels or tires deposit mud, dirt, sticky substances, litter, or other material on any street or highway” are subject to a misdemeanor charge and fines up to $2,000. A city spokesperson did however say they make attempts to resolve the situation before pressing charges. Here are a few more unverified crazy traffic laws still on the books.  In California, no vehicle without a driver may exceed 60 miles per hour. In Florida, if an elephant, goat or alligator is left tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle. In Montana, it is illegal to have a sheep in the cab of your truck without a chaperone. In Oregon, a door on a car may not be left open longer than necessary. In Tennessee, it is illegal shoot any game other than whales from a moving automobile. Good luck finding a whale in Tennessee! Want to avoid falling victim to these crazy laws? Read through the state DMV manual before going on any vacations, just to be safe. You just never know when they may be enforced...of course the simplest option is to just sell your car to Old Junk Car by calling 1-800-592-9078 and use all that extra cash to start taking Uber everywhere.