TITLE 24
Highways

CHAPTER 24-10
Freeways

SECTION 24-10-17


§ 24-10-17 Soliciting rides in motor vehicles.

(a) Any person who endeavors by words, gestures, or otherwise to beg, invite, or secure transportation in any motor vehicle on any freeway within the state, except in the case of a bona fide emergency or in the case of sickness, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Violations of this section are subject to fines enumerated in § 31-41.1-4.

(b) Any person who endeavors to solicit a ride in a motor vehicle in the manner described in this section on the traveled portion of any other public highway in this state shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Violations of this section are subject to fines enumerated in § 31-41.1-4.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1966, ch. 69, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 58, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 292, § 102; P.L. 2008, ch. 100, art. 12, § 4.)