The Surprising Reason We Don’t Hitchhike Anymore – Cheddar Explains

From Cheddar.

You probably think that hitchhiking is dangerous, and there’s a big reason for that: Movies, law enforcement scare tactics, and more. But studies show that hitchhiking isn’t actually as dangerous as it seems – and that wasn’t even the main reason people stopped hitchhiking. So why did hitchhiking fall out of favor? Cheddar will explain.

Further Reading:

-https://www.vox.com/2015/6/8/8737623/hitchhiking
-http://www.nbcnews.com/id/6576347/ns/travel-road_trips/t/what-killed-hitchhiking/
-https://flashbak.com/hitchhiking-craze-girls-thumbed-ride-1960s-70s-390854/
-https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/06/thumbs-up-map-shows-europe-s-hitchhiking-landscape/
-https://www.thrillist.com/travel/nation/hitchhiking-tips-best-countries-for-hitchhiking-include-new-zealand-cuba-and-netherlands
-http://www.research.lancs.ac.uk/portal/en/publications/the-neglected-art-of-hitchhiking–risk-trust-and-sustainability%28c957316d-5777-4871-9ee8-3ee6800eb26f%29/export.html
-http://www.raspunicum.de/misc/Schlebecker_History_Hitchhike.pdf
-https://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/11/opinion/sunday/hitchhikings-time-has-come-again.html

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