[Cdt-l] Hitchhiking in Wyoming Is Legal

Jackie McDonnell yogihikes at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 13:33:11 CST 2013


Dubois is right!!!

I was a little frightened in 2012 when a police car / Sheriff arrived
within seconds of me sticking my thumb out.  Luckily, we didn't get a
ticket.

Yogi
www.pcthandbook.com

On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 1:15 PM, Jim Wolf <mail at cdtsociety.org> wrote:

>  From the Jackson Hole Daily:
>
> Hitchhiking is no longer illegal in Wyoming.
>
> During a ceremony Wednesday, Gov. Matt Mead signed a bill that tweaks
> state law to allow residents to hitch a ride. Mead’s signature brings
> Wyoming in line with a majority of states in allowing some form of
> hitchhiking.
>
> The changes eliminated a prohibition in state law against “soliciting a
> ride.” The existing statute still bans people from soliciting jobs,
> business or other contributions from passersby. - See more at:
> http://jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=9600#sthash.2Mg3Iqtq.dpuf
>
> Good news for hikers stranded in Dubois!
>
> Jim Wolf
>
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