06 January 2007


6 January 1943

Date on which the U.S. government banned all pleasure driving on the east Coast.

--USA Today, 3 June 1994


kludge said...

How could you enforce a law like that?!

Jason said...

Easy. If you see somebody smiling along the Jersey Shoreline. . .you can rest assured they're not going to work. And old people, of course, never drive for pleasure. So they're off the hook.