There are plenty of motor vehicle laws that are more practical than weird and were created to enforce legitimate safety for passengers and vehicle operators. Then there are the following laws that seem like they were created more for entertainment than for public safety.
In Nevada, it's illegal to ride a camel on the highway.
Driving barefoot is illegal in Alabama.
It's illegal to drive in Massachusetts with a gorilla in the backseat of your car.
In Sag Harbor, New York, it's illegal to take your clothes off in your car.
Horn honking is not permitted in Oxford, Mississippi as it might scare horses.
If an elephant is left tied to a parking meter in Florida, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle.
The fine for hitting a pedestrian in Sarasota, Florida is only $78.
When in Derby, Texas, screeching your tires or peeling out is considered a misdemeanor and can cost you 30 days in jail.
Westmont College students, staff and even parents are well aware of the campus emergency response plan. It's been used before in the eye of a wildland fire, and not one was hurt while buildings burned.
High-profile quadruple murder defendant Nicolas Holzer appeared before Superior Court Judge Thomas Adams Tuesday morning, just days after the one month anniversary of the family murders that rocked our community.
Los Padres National Forest is ramping up its fire safety efforts in the midst of red flag warnings in the mountain regions of Santa Barbara County. Crews are staying vigilant with winds expected to last into the night through Thursday.