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British Columbia

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The capital city is [[Victoria]] situated on the Vancouver Island, while [[Vancouver]] is the largest city and the third metropole of [[Canada]].
The legality of hitchhiking is described in BC's ''Motor Vehicle Act''. According to section 182 (3), "A person must not be on a roadway to solicit a ride, employment or business from an occupant of a vehicle." However, the Act defines roadways to mean "the portion of the highway that is improved, designed or ordinarily used for vehicular traffic, but does not include the shoulder, and if a highway includes 2 or more separate roadways, the term "roadway" refers to any one roadway separately and not to all of them collectively (...)", albeit there are a number of highways which entirely bar pedestrian use (see external links). While this indicates that hitchhiking should be legal when standing on the shoulder of a highway, law enforcement may not be aware of the details of this legislation.
== Cities ==
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* [[Vancouver Island]]
To hitch to Vancouver from Kelowna, take a city bus to the Westbank neighborhood, and wait on Main Street, as far west as one can walk before the road becomes an expressway. A sign will help clarify your direction, as many cars are headed south.
== Border Crossing to the [[United States of America|United States]] ==
=== Crossing to [[Montana]] ===
==External links==
* [ digihitch: Hitchhiking in British Columbia and its laws]
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