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Odds are you don’t need to because there’s no limit in place where you live, but this used to be a big concern with expensive consequences for motorists in New South Wales, Australia. Driving laws are influenced by the cars in a given nation, the folks who drive them and the environment they operate in.

While nearly every country bans speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol, some enforce seemingly weirder rules written to address specific local problems. That’s how lawmakers around the world ended up needing to take potatoes, headphones and mudflaps into consideration. We’ve sorted through the myths and the legends to find the oddest driving laws in the world:

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