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== Hitchhiking ==
In Brazil, hitchhiking is referred to as ''pegar uma carona'', taking a ride. On roadsides, care must be taken because of the erratic ways of Brazilian motorists. Many use the slip lanes to overtake traffic or swerve to allow others past .
=== Tax offices ===
One of the best things about Brazil are the truck tax offices (Postos
fiscales). These are buildings along a highway, usually in a city or town, but sometimes along the route. Truckers who use that route generally have to stop and get their papers stamped at a window. The staff are generally hitchhiker-friendly, so you can stand outside the window with a sign or ask the drivers for rides.
=== Gas Stations ===
You can get rides easily by asking drivers at [[Gas stations]] (Postos
...). Attendants are usually friendly and let you sleep behind them. In the north, they tend to have free coffee and showers too!
== Regions ==