Hitch dating tips
Here are other preventative techniques that can be used: If prevention has failed and you find yourself in a situation where you are almost certain you are in danger, it is time to take action. Your chances of escape go down significantly once he has taken you to a back road or isolated area.
If you start feeling uncomfortable while on a main road or in a populated area, get out then.
You could also mention something meant to be slightly intimidating, but this may be taken as a challenge and work to your disadvantage.
There is a story of a nun who hitchhiked around the United States for many, many years without ever running into any trouble.
They are all given money for food and showers from their companies, and are generally very generous and gentlemanly.
I would advise this over getting in cars with random guys.
Some people will do all kinds of messed up stuff if they're high on bro spirit (see: A Clockwork Orange). Set up some rules for yourself before begining to hitch hike.
This is just an example and there is of course no generality.
I have often met really nice people, which at first glance I wouldn't think of as sympathetic.
Just follow your feeling and don't hesitate to refuse a ride if you don't feel like it!
Marymary (talk) , 19 June 2014 (CEST) says: I didn't write the above, but I'll chime in with my advice: truck drivers seem to be really held accountable with where they are, and they have to regularly get various parts of the truck maintained and pass through checkpoints.