If you see a stranger walking beside the road, do you pick them up?
I have done so. I also have gladly accepted rides from strangers while walking along the highway. I live in an area where people still stop for hitchhikers, especially in bad weather.
Many people who want to catch a ride forget that in heavy traffic on narrow roads, it can prove difficult for a driver to stop. You need to wait at a place where the driver can safely pull off the road and where he or she can see you from a fair distance.
No, I don't. I used to hitchhike when I was young, and sometimes I feel bad about it , but I don't take the chance of picking up strangers.
No, as a woman, I would not feel safe picking up someone unless I already knew them.
In earlier time, we used to help people with an aim to give them support whenever you see a person walking or waiting beside the road side. This was possible because the people were honest, positive and trustworthy at that time. . Now if you dare to do this, chances are that the stranger walking beside the road will either rob you of all your valuables or will try to eliminate you if he is is not successful..So one has to be very cautious about this kind of help and never dare to do that taking into the consideration of worst consequences out of it.
No. The world has changed. You never know what people will do these days. It's better to be safe than sorry.
Not in this day and age. I also would not likely get into a car/truck or van with a stranger who offered me a ride if I were walking.
It's not the "smart" thing to do.
Great question. And the answer weighs heavy on the minds of goodhearted people. In today's world it would be dangerous and foolhardy to stop to pick up a stranger along the roadside.
The old saying that: "no good deed goes unpunished" is more profound and true today than ever before in the past.
So, before picking up a stranger, ask yourself a couple of questions:
1. what would i do if they pulled a knife or gun on me?
2. what would my family, friends, or spouse do if i were suddenly murdered for my vehicle, money, or credit cards?
3. am i ready to die?
4. with the answers to these questions so uncertain, could i, or my family, live with the consequences?
I used to but now I am afraid. I will, however, stop long enough to see if I can call anyone for them.
if you saw a pitbull puppy that was starving and needed some simple love would you feed him? call the dog catcher? or just turn a blind eye to possibly the greatest friend you could ever hope for....
pitbulls don't carry guns & knives. Last week i saw a dog hurt on the side of the road. I called 911, got the dogcatcher, & waited with the dog until he arrived. I would do the same for a human & so would most others. Ur logic is not rel
that is the point and I can spell without using facebook as a guide
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