Top 10 Crazy Laws In Oregon


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By Megan Peterson, Staff Writer

Although there are lots of crazy laws that people don’t agree with, these are truly some of the craziest laws in the U.S. These top ten crazy laws in Oregon will leave you baffled and questioning how they even got passed.


(1) Drivers may not pump their own gas.

(2) One may not bathe without wearing “suitable clothing”.

(3) Ice cream may not be eaten on Sundays.

(4) Dishes must drip dry.

(5) Canned corn may not be used as fish bait.

(6) It is illegal to find details about one’s medical treatment, either written or oral.

(7) Drivers must yield to pedestrians who are standing on the sidewalk.

(8) A door on a car may not be left open longer than is necessary.

(9) Babies may not be carried on the running boards of a car.

(10) In Myrtle Creek, you can’t go boxing with kangaroos.