Could Sleeping In Your Car Land You Behind Bars In Alabama?
Believe it or not, we spend way more time in our vehicles than we'd want to believe.
People Have Surprisingly Deep Connections With Their Cars
Have you or someone you know ever given a vehicle a pet name?
There are actually people with vehicles who consider their cars their legit friends. Can you believe that?
According to The Car Connection, a OnePoll study revealed that the average American spends 18 days driving per year, with an average of eight hours and 22 minutes per week.
That same study showed that 64 percent of respondents said they actually consider their car a friend.
Reasons You Could Fall Asleep In Your Car
Car sleeping could occur for a number of reasons.
- Restless night/Lack of sleep
- Long road trip
- Jet Lag
- Unhealthy eating habits
Sleeping In Car Illegal In Alabama?
So the big question still lingers. Could you get arrested for pulling over and sleeping in your car in the Yellowhammer state?
According to AutoInsurance.org, you can sleep in your car legally in Alabama but there are some restrictions.
- Parking on highways is not allowed
- Parking overnight at rest stops is prohibited
- Intoxicated drivers can be arrested for car sleeping
These are the details that the state regulates but to be on the safe side, you may want to check with your specific city on the car sleeping laws.
AutoInsurance.org states that some cities do in fact have a ban on car sleeping in Alabama.
To learn more information you can visit the Auto Insurance site by clicking here. You can even check on laws for surrounding states in case you're traveling soon.