New Jersey Dumb Laws

New JerseyYou cannot pump your own gas. All gas stations are full service and full service only.

On a highway you can not park under a bridge.

If you have been convicted of driving while intoxicated, you may never again apply for personalized license plates.

There is no horse racing allowed on the New Jersey Turnpike.

It is against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season.

Automobiles are not to pass horse drawn carriages on the street.

It is illegal to delay or detain a homing pigeon.

Bernards Township: It is illegal to frown as the town is a “Frown-Free Town Zone”.

Caldwell: You may not dance or wear shorts on the main avenue.

Cranford: Citizens are not permitted to park their own boat on their lawn.

Cresskill: All cats must wear three bells to warn birds of their whereabouts.

Elizabeth: It is forbidden for a woman, on a Sunday, to walk down Broad Street without wearing a petticoat.

Manville: It is illegal to offer whiskey or cigarettes to animals a the local zoo.

Newark: It is illegal to sell ice cream after 6pm, unless the customer has a note from his doctor.

Ocean City: People may not slurp their soup.

Ocean City: Pinball machines are not to be played on Sunday.

Ocean City: Raw hamburger may not be sold.

Raritan: Profanity is prohibited.

Sea Isle City: There will be no boiling of bones on the property.

Trenton: You may not throw a bad pickle in the street.

Trenton: Pickles are not to be consumed on Sundays.