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It is a violation of State law for pedestrians to:
- Run while crossing the street.
- Jaywalk on any street in any city.
- Cross streets in groups.
- Stand in the roadway for purposes of soliciting a ride.
It is a violation of State law for pedestrians to stand in the roadway for purposes of soliciting a ride.
While it may be tempting to hitch a ride when you’re running late for class or trying to save some money on gas, it’s actually against the law in most states to stand in the roadway and solicit a ride from passing motorists. So even if that friendly-looking driver waves you over, it’s best to just keep walking.
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