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Top 10 Silliest Laws in Utah

Laws are meant to keep society safe and to have some structure. Although most people in Utah would agree that all laws are necessary, there are some laws in Utah that will make you do a double take.

1

In Monroe, Utah, daylight must be visible between partners on a dance floor.

In Monroe, Utah, daylight must be visible between partners on a dance floor.

This simply means that no cheek-to-cheek dancing is allowed. This is real — you can even ask your attorney to confirm this.

2

You can’t fish from horseback

You can’t fish from horseback

Forget about killing two birds with one stone. Your fishing and horseback riding activities must take place on separate occasions when in Utah.

3

Selling alcohol in the middle of an emergency is illegal

Selling alcohol in the middle of an emergency is illegal

This law is to prevent auto accidents and many other personal injuries that might occur.

4

No one can have sex in the back of an ambulance if it the vehicle is responding to an emergency

No one can have sex in the back of an ambulance if it the vehicle is responding to an emergency

This makes the list of dumbest laws simply because it should be obvious.

5

Carrying a violin in a paper bag down the street is illegal

Carrying a violin in a paper bag down the street is illegal

For violin players out there, make sure you purchase a professional case.

6

Birds have the right of way

Birds have the right of way

Watch out for the birds; they might cause an auto accident if they forget to put on their blinker.

7

Biting during a boxing match is illegal

Biting during a boxing match is illegal

Mike Tyson ruined it for all of us.

8

In the presence of her husband, a wife won’t be charged for a criminal act

In the presence of her husband, a wife won’t be charged for a criminal act

Instead, her husband will be charged. This just goes to show that women definitely wear the pants in any relationship.

9

It is considered a crime to unleash your dog on even-numbered days in Millcreek Canyon.

It is considered a crime to unleash your dog on even-numbered days in Millcreek Canyon.

Looks like canines will have to stay on the leash this Easter.

10

It is illegal for train operators to throw human waste off the train

It is illegal for train operators to throw human waste off the train

Any attorney would agree with this law. Makes you wonder what happened for this law to pass…

Ashley Waite is a writer for Fusion 360, an advertising agency in Utah. She writes content for Adams Davis and many other clients.