1910: Motor Laws By US State According To New York’s Automobile Club of America

 

American motorists in a Thomas Flyer have difficulty in crossing the Western Pacific Railway tracks 30 miles from Cobrey in Nevada, during the 169-day New York to Paris race.  Original

American motorists in a Thomas Flyer have difficulty in crossing the Western Pacific Railway tracks 30 miles from Cobrey in Nevada, during the 169-day New York to Paris race. Original

 

In 1910, the New York-based Automobile Club of America published a guide to getting around New York and New England. The book also featured a section on ‘State Motor Laws’.

They are illuminating and of their time.

In Alabama driver’s don’t need a driving license. In Florida, rear lights are not needed. In New Mexico there are no laws. None. The Speed limit in Wisconsin is 12mph.

 

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Via New York Public Library