Now Illegal to Work on Your Own Car in Your Own Garage

Now Illegal to Work on Your Own Car in Your Own Garage

One guy was already fined $430! You Californians are somethin' else, lol

Sacramento County Says It's Illegal to Work on Your Own Car in Your Own Garage

Jason Torchinsky Wednesday 4:30pm

"Sure, if your lawn is full of junked cars and you’re running an illegal lube shop out of your backyard, those are real issues. But residents with project cars they work on? There’s no good reason that should be illegal.

For people with vintage or unusual cars, there often is no other option than to be able to do at least some of your own repairs, and laws that make that illegal are effectively making vast amounts of the entire car-owning-as-an-interest or hobby illegal, and who the hell wants that?

Terrible people, that’s who. Sad, tedious people who won’t rest until the world is slathered in boring grayscale crossovers. That’s not a world I want to live in, and that’s why these laws need scrutiny and pushback. Knowing about them is the first step."



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