New York Vehicle & Traffic Law

Sec. § 1157
Pedestrians Soliciting Rides, or Business


No person shall stand in a roadway for the purpose of soliciting a ride, or to solicit from or sell to an occupant of any vehicle.


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.


No person shall occupy any part of a state highway, except in a city or village, in any manner for the purpose of selling or soliciting.

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