Florida laws state uniform traffic control

316.130 Pedestrians; traffic regulations.—
(1) A pedestrian shall obey the instructions of any official traffic control device specifically applicable to the pedestrian unless otherwise directed by a police officer.
(2) Pedestrians shall be subject to traffic control signals at intersections as provided in s. 316.075, but at all other places pedestrians shall be accorded the privileges and be subject to the restrictions stated in this chapter.
(3) Where sidewalks are provided, no pedestrian shall, unless required by other circumstances, walk along and upon the portion of a roadway paved for vehicular traffic.
(4) Where sidewalks are not provided, any pedes- trian walking along and upon a highway shall, when practicable, walk only on the shoulder on the left side of the roadway in relation to the pedestrian’s direction of travel, facing traffic which may approach from the opposite direction.
(5) No person shall stand in the portion of a roadway paved for vehicular traffic for the purpose of soliciting a ride, employment, or business from the occupant of any vehicle.
(6) No person shall stand on or in proximity to a street or highway for the purpose of soliciting the watching or guarding of any vehicle while parked or about to be parked on a street or highway.
(7)(a) The driver of a vehicle at an intersection that has a traffic control signal in place shall stop before entering the crosswalk and remain stopped to allow a pedestrian, with a permitted signal, to cross a roadway when the pedestrian is in the crosswalk or steps into the crosswalk and is upon the half of the roadway upon which the vehicle is traveling or when the pedestrian is approaching so closely from the opposite half of the roadway as to be in danger.
(b) The driver of a vehicle at any crosswalk where signage so indicates shall stop and remain stopped to allow a pedestrian to cross a roadway when the pedestrian is in the crosswalk or steps into the cross- walk and is upon the half of the roadway upon which the vehicle is traveling or when the pedestrian is approach- ing so closely from the opposite half of the roadway as to be in danger.
(c) When traffic control signals are not in place or in operation and there is no signage indicating otherwise,

the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way, slowing down or stopping if need be to so yield, to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within a crosswalk when the pedestrian is upon the half of the roadway upon which the vehicle is traveling or when the pedestrian is approaching so closely from the opposite half of the roadway as to be in danger. Any pedestrian crossing a roadway at a point where a pedestrian tunnel or overhead pedestrian crossing has been provided shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles upon the roadway.
(8) No pedestrian shall suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety and walk or run into the path of a vehicle which is so close that it is impossible for the driver to yield.
(9) Whenever any vehicle is stopped at a marked crosswalk or at any unmarked crosswalk at an inter- section to permit a pedestrian to cross the roadway, the driver of any other vehicle approaching from the rear shall not overtake and pass such stopped vehicle.
(10) Every pedestrian crossing a roadway at any point other than within a marked crosswalk or within an unmarked crosswalk at an intersection shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles upon the roadway.
(11) Between adjacent intersections at which traffic control signals are in operation, pedestrians shall not cross at any place except in a marked crosswalk.
(12) No pedestrian shall, except in a marked cross- walk, cross a roadway at any other place than by a route at right angles to the curb or by the shortest route to the opposite curb.
(13) Pedestrians shall move, whenever practicable, upon the right half of crosswalks.
(14) No pedestrian shall cross a roadway intersection diagonally unless authorized by official traffic control devices, and, when authorized to cross diagonally, pedestrians shall cross only in accordance with the official traffic control devices pertaining to such crossing movements.
(15) Notwithstanding other provisions of this chapter, every driver of a vehicle shall exercise due care to avoid colliding with any pedestrian or any person propelling a human-powered vehicle and give warning when neces- sary and exercise proper precaution upon observing any child or any obviously confused or incapacitated person.
(16) No pedestrian shall enter or remain upon any bridge or approach thereto beyond the bridge signal, gate, or barrier after a bridge operation signal indication has been given. No pedestrian shall pass through, around, over, or under any crossing gate or barrier at a railroad grade crossing or bridge while such gate or barrier is closed or is being opened or closed.
(17) No pedestrian may jump or dive from a publicly owned bridge. Nothing in this provision requires the state or any political subdivision of the state to post signs notifying the public of this provision. The failure to post a sign may not be construed by any court to create liability on the part of the state or any of its political subdivisions for injuries sustained as a result of jumping or diving from a bridge in violation of this subsection.
(18) No pedestrian shall walk upon a limited access facility or a ramp connecting a limited access facility to
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Ch. 316 STATE UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL F.S. 2011

any other street or highway; however, this subsection does not apply to maintenance personnel of any governmental subdivision.
(19) A violation of this section is a noncriminal traffic infraction, punishable pursuant to chapter 318 as either a pedestrian violation or, if the infraction resulted from the operation of a vehicle, as a moving violation.
History.—s. 1, ch. 71-135; ss. 1, 8, ch. 76-31; s. 2, ch. 83-68; ss. 1, 2, ch. 83-74;
s. 3, ch. 84-309; s. 306, ch. 95-148; s. 123, ch. 99-248; s. 2, ch. 2008-33.
Note.—Former s. 316.057.

316.1301 Traffic regulations to assist blind per- sons.—
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Wyoming
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Wyoming is a state in the Mid-West of the United States. It generally gets a bad rap for hitchhiking; other people (Zenit) consider this to be one of their favourite states in the whole US. Also it's great for pick up truck hitchhiking. So be prepared for rain and cold!
Rides can be few and far between in Wyoming, thus, the state troopers have a good chance in spotting you. And if you happen to get stuck in Buffalo, there's a railing along a bridge there where several lonely hitch-hikers from decades ago have signed their names. Add yours to the list, write something witty, then enjoy the four hour wait for your next ride.
Law
Hitchhiking is officially legal as of July 1,2013 in Wyoming. A bill was introduced January 9, 2013 by Senator Leland Christensen called Senate File 29 in the 62nd Wyoming Legislature to legalize hitchhiking in the state. The bill was signed into law on February 28th, 2013. (Note that local jurisdictions might differ and that some police officers might not be aware of the change in law.)
Federal Districts
Note:All land regulated by the National Park service prohibits hitchhiking under the Code of Federal Regulations Title 36 section 4.31: Hitchhiking or soliciting transportation is prohibited except in designated areas and under conditions established by the superintendent.
• Yellowstone National Park
36 CFR Hitchhiking or soliciting transportation shall be permitted within Yellowstone National Park except:
withing two tenths of a mile of an entrance station.
within 200 feet of a school, concession business or park service office building or visitor center.
in a residential area where signs exist establishing the area as residential areas only and discouraging public traffic.
while holding or having a sign which is larger than two feet by two feet in size.
the hitchhiker must stay off the paved surface of the roadway, though a hitchhiker may stand on pavement if clearly in a paved pullout.
where vehicles may not safely pull off of the main traffic lane
during the hours of darkness unless the hitchhiker is wearing bright clothing.
while under the influence of alcohol or intoxicating drugs.
when hitchhiking behavior is deemed unsafe or a nuisance by Park Staff.
• Grand Teton National Park
Hitchhiking shall be permitted EXCEPT: Within two tenths of a mile of an Entrance Station, Within 200 feet of a park service office building or visitor center, while holding a sign that is larger than 2'x2' in size.
Experiences
Wyoming is not a terrible place to hitchhike. Highway 89 along the western edge of Wyoming and highway 212 running northeast from Yellowstone National Park have some of the most spectacular scenery I have seen anywhere, although the majority of the state is rolling brown hills. My average wait times for rides was between 20 minutes and 1.5 hours which seems to be about the national average if not slightly better.Thewindandrain (talk) 01:12, 2 October 2012 (CEST)
I hitchhiked across Wyoming twice and ran into crazy natives with guns, a dentist who kidnapped me for the better part of a week and showed me all around and only one cop who told me that hitchhiking is illegal (after he and his colleagues had passed me at least four times already. I told him I was just hanging out and then continued, nothing happened. State troopers never paid any attention to me, though I made sure not to show them my thumb. Beautiful scenery, everybody who picked me up was super nice. --Zenit
While hitching on 25, a buddy and I got stopped twice by state troopers. The first was a pretty nice guy who ran our ID's to check for warrants, and when they came back clean, he told us that since hitching was our only mode of transportation, he'd let us go. About an hour later, another statey stopped us and was a bit more serious. If we hadn't already been given the go-ahead by the previous trooper, we just might have had to stay the night in jail.
Geez Wyoming is beautiful. Geeeez. I was on Greyhound and the bus broke down in the middle of noooowhere, middle of the night, we couldn't see anything but stars. The electricity was out so we had no lights, the truckers might have hit us, so they wouldn't let anyone off for cigarettes and there was practically a riot. At dawn we got off into the cooold Wyoming morning and saw how beautiful the canyons to either side of us were. A small group of us walked up the highway and found a raaaaandom stand, in the middle of NOWHERE, sellin fireworks and coffee for twenty five cents. Me and this stoner kid decided not to wait for the back-up bus and hitchhiked through. No problemos, just beautiful Wyoming. I could hardly keep myself together I was so happy to be alive.

Wyoming people are wonderful and helpful! We had no problems getting rides, never waited more than half an hour. One awesome guy was pretty much our personal tour guide and even paid for us to go see Devil's Tower. Lots of cops passed us and only one stopped to bitch at us that hitching was illegal. She had a realy attitude about it but didn't ask to search us, just ran our names. Walking on the interstate is legal so that's awesome. -Dizzy

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It will no longer be illegal to hitchhike in Wyoming. The new law does away with the ban of soliciting rides from strangers. But it still will prohibit people from panhandling or soliciting employment or business from vehicles on a highway.Jun 30, 2013

Wyoming
Code 31-5-606 Soliciting on streets and highways.

(a) No person shall be on a highway for the purpose of soliciting a ride, employment, business or contributions from the occupant of any vehicle. This
subsection does not apply to persons attempting to obtain assistance for disabled vehicles.

Sgt. S. Townsend
Wyoming Highway Patrol

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National Park Service, Interior § 5.2

§ 4.31 Hitchhiking.
Hitchhiking or soliciting transpor- tation is prohibited except in des- ignated areas and under conditions es- tablished by the superintendent.

PART 5—COMMERCIAL AND PRIVATE OPERATIONS

Code of Federal Regulations
Title 36 - Parks, Forests, and Public Property
Volume: 3Date: 2002-07-01Original Date: 2002-07-01Title: Section 1004.31 - Hitchhiking.Context: Title 36 - Parks, Forests, and Public Property. CHAPTER X - PRESIDIO TRUST. PART 1004 - VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC SAFETY.
§ 1004.31 Hitchhiking. Hitchhiking or soliciting transportation is prohibited except in designated areas and under conditions established by the Board.
Presidio Trust § 1005.5

(2) Operating a bicycle during periods of low visibility, or while traveling through a tunnel, or between sunset and sunrise, without exhibiting on the operator or bicycle a white light or re- flector that is visible from a distance of at least 500 feet to the front and with a red light or reflector visible from at least 200 feet to the rear.
(3) Operating a bicycle abreast of an- other bicycle except where authorized by the Executive Director.
(4) Operating a bicycle while con- suming an alcoholic beverage or car- rying in hand an open container of an alcoholic beverage.
§ 1004.31 Hitchhiking.
Hitchhiking or soliciting transpor- tation is prohibited except in des- ignated areas and under conditions es- tablished by the Board.

PART 1005—COMMERCIAL AND PRIVATE OPERATIONS

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