Difference between revisions of "Pennsylvania"

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In the [[United States of America|American]] state '''Pennsylvania''' hitchhiking is only illegal on the Turnpike, so only do it on or near the on ramps. The police will never stop you from hitchhiking as long as you are not on the [[highway|interstate]] itself, where it is rightly considered a [[hitchhiker's safety|safety]] issue. Hitchhiking is generally well-received in rural areas of Pennsylvania. I-80 in particular has many good hitchhiking spots and is not heavily patrolled by police, and should be considered the optimal way of hitching across the state.  
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== General ==
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Hitchhiking is generally well-received in rural areas of Pennsylvania. I-80 in particular has many good hitchhiking spots and is not heavily patrolled by police, and should be considered the optimal way of hitching across the state.  
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== Law ==
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Hitchhiking is ''illegal'' in the entire state of Pennsylvania:
  
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Title 67 Transportation
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:CHAPTER 601. TRAFFIC REGULATIONS
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::601.11. Hitchhiking. The solicitation for a ride, commonly known as "hitchhiking," is prohibited, and stopping or allowing a vehicle to be standing while hitchhikers board is also prohibited.
  
Major cities and boroughs:
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Pedestrians soliciting rides or business - 75 Pa. Cons. Stat. 3545
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:545. Pedestrians soliciting rides or business.No person shall
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::(1)  Stand on a roadway for the purpose of soliciting a ride.
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'''NOTE''' ''The latter law is useless due to the fact that the former law completely prohibits hitchhiking in the entire state.''
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Revision as of 16:30, 16 May 2012

General

Hitchhiking is generally well-received in rural areas of Pennsylvania. I-80 in particular has many good hitchhiking spots and is not heavily patrolled by police, and should be considered the optimal way of hitching across the state.

Law

Hitchhiking is illegal in the entire state of Pennsylvania:

Title 67 Transportation

CHAPTER 601. TRAFFIC REGULATIONS
601.11. Hitchhiking. The solicitation for a ride, commonly known as "hitchhiking," is prohibited, and stopping or allowing a vehicle to be standing while hitchhikers board is also prohibited.

Pedestrians soliciting rides or business - 75 Pa. Cons. Stat. 3545

545. Pedestrians soliciting rides or business.No person shall
(1) Stand on a roadway for the purpose of soliciting a ride.

NOTE The latter law is useless due to the fact that the former law completely prohibits hitchhiking in the entire state.


Cities

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