[Cdt-l] Hitchhiking in Wyoming Is Legal
will.hiltz at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 15:56:04 CST 2013
I wonder if Jonathan remembers the long discussion he and I had over email
about this, had to have been circa 2010 on the list. I am hereby claiming
victory if there was any disagreement between us: as I predicted this would
be changed by the state legislature. Please note however that Yogiing
anything other than a ride (arguably, water for example) might still run
afoul of what is quoted below. Hike on!
On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 11:33 AM, Jackie McDonnell <yogihikes at gmail.com>wrote:
> 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
> 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
>> 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:
>> Good news for hikers stranded in Dubois!
>> Jim Wolf
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