Is It Legal To Drive With A Dog In Your Lap?

If you’ve noticed someone driving down the road with a dog on their lap and wondered, is that legal? The answer is yes unless you are in Hawaii. Hawaii is currently the only state the explicitly bans the practice of driving with a pet in your lap.

That being said, cops can pull you over and cite you for careless driving if they feel like you and your furry friend are a hazard to other drivers.

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