Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Fort Thomas Makes National Headlines with Crazy Traffic Law

I was sent a Yahoo article yesterday from a reader that provided a top ten list of crazy traffic laws.  Guess who made the list? - That's right it was Fort Thomas.  Turns out an obscure code was number 8:
In Fort Thomas, Kentucky, it is illegal for your pet to “molest” a vehicle. Yes, that is the actual, unfortunate legal term used in the city ordinance for “animal-related nuisance.”
To read the full article including the entire text of Fort Thomas' new claim to fame you can click here.

That's right the wording used in the ordinance is "molest".  While Yahoo is a reputable news source you can't believe everything you read on the internet (other than on Fort Thomas Matters of course - read with sarcasm) I decided to look it up for myself.  Not only is it an actual ordinance (0-5-2001) but it was actually a rehashed news story that was also published by CNBC,

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