10 Innocent Actions That Could Have You Facing Serious Consequences

Some laws are pretty obvious, while others are less so. Redditor u/Team_Emerald asked the subreddit r/AskReddit, “What's something that most people don't know is illegal?” 

Other Redditors gave their answers to help you avoid breaking the law when it's not as straightforward as it seems. 

Drinking Airport Booze on a Plane

If you drink your own booze on a plane in the United States, you could be viable to pay up to $40,000 in fines. So, skip the Duty Free unless you're stocking up for post-flight partying. 

Hanging Things From Your Rearview Mirror

In some states, hanging anything from your review mirror or attaching anything to your windshield is actually illegal. “So the placement of your EZ-pass, air freshener or parking permit may be technically breaking the law,” wrote u/PmButtPics4ADrawing. 


u/glutenflaps responded, “Tailgating. Hell, even the cops do it. Following too close is the number one cause of accidents but is never enforced.” 

Creating Fan Art, Even for No Financial Gain

"Most big copyright holders won’t go after random fan artists, though, both because the resources to do so aren’t worth the gain and because of the horrible PR that would generate.” 

Driving Your Car in Reverse on Public Road

It isn't just illegal in Arizona. Driving in reverse on the roads is not permitted anywhere in the U.S. 

Driving Too Slow in The Left Lane

u/2Girls1Pet added that, “Even if you’re going above the speed limit and there’s a car behind you, you’re obstructing the flow. Move over.” 

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