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9 Not Normal Traffic Laws (According To The Internet)

And yet nowhere does it explicitly state that a dog cannot drive a car. MINI celebrates such courageous creativity.

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Alarmingly, horses are not required to carry spare tyres and transmission fluid. #DoubleStandard
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Alarmingly, horses are not required to carry spare tyres and transmission fluid. #DoubleStandard

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Orangutans, totally different story.
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Orangutans, totally different story.

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It is also forbidden to stop for any reason, so you and your thirsty car will be waiting a long, long time for relief.
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It is also forbidden to stop for any reason, so you and your thirsty car will be waiting a long, long time for relief.

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Then again, until the year 2000 it was illegal to marry outside your race. #America

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Actually, the law says you cannot strap a dog to the roof of your car, so the above behaviour is legal. Not advised, necessarily, but legal.
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Actually, the law says you cannot strap a dog to the roof of your car, so the above behaviour is legal. Not advised, necessarily, but legal.

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But this photo was taken in Sweden, so there's no excuse.
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But this photo was taken in Sweden, so there's no excuse.

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Also illegal? Calling it "petrol."
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Also illegal? Calling it "petrol."

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But as with everything in Russia, if you know the right people the rules do not necessarily apply to you.
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But as with everything in Russia, if you know the right people the rules do not necessarily apply to you.

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You may have read about this one.

Note: In the spirit of every "weird laws" post ever, let's stipulate that many of these are unenforced / impossible to verify. Each has been fact-checked within reason but nobody has done anything crazy like make a phone call or go to a library. This post is not intended as actual legal advice. (And for the record: If you are getting legal advice from BuzzFeed posts... well, we wish you all the best!)