Hitchhiking now legal in Wyoming

Photo by ESPN
Photo by ESPN

Hitchhiking is now legal in the state of Wyoming, so Teton Pass travelers rejoice (cautiously of course. We have all seen horror films that start with hitchhiking scenes.)

Bumming is a lift is almost ingrained in the outdoor culture of much of the state.

How much was the law actually being enforced prior to the new legislation? According to this Jan. 9 article in the Rapid City Journal, Wyoming Highway Patrol officers only wrote 21 hitchhiking tickets through 2012.

 

 

One Comment Add yours

  1. Tim Shey says:

    I am happy to hear that hitchhiking is now legal in the state of Wyoming.

    “My First Time in Jail for Hitchhiking”
    http://hitchhikeamerica.wordpress.com/2012/09/26/my-first-time-in-jail-for-hitchhiking/

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