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In the state of New Jersey when your car is parked on the side of the road is it illegal to get in on the driver's side?

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July 15, 2015 7:39PM

Technically in most states one should not open the drivers side door because it could interfere with traffic and cause accidents.

If there are no cars coing and you do not interfere with traffic then it should be no problem.

I'd love to see more people comment on this, I've never heard anyone ask that question before... I don't see why it would be illegal, having to get in on the passenger side is somewhat comical, especially on some of the sportier cars. Definitely watch for traffic, distracted drivers may not see you, and that would just suck.