Stranger than fiction: weird driving laws around the world

Winding skid marks on a straight roadTraffic laws are meant to keep you from harm’s way and ensure an orderly society. But in your travels you may discover some laws that simply leave you scratching your head. From restricting your right to allow a gorilla to ride in your backseat while cruising the Massachusetts countryside to facing a hefty fine for not properly stopping for animal herders in South Africa, there are laws on the books around the world that can simply leave you in a jam.

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