Hitchhike

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Hitchhike

To rely upon a foreign company or industry for one's own development. For example, a company may hitchhike if it does not produce any of its own products but instead sells those made in other countries. Hitchhiking is a model used in the context of international development.
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The first billboard's hazard sign is clearly targeting hitchhikers and the second billboard's caution sign, positioned next to the phrase "Girls don't hitchhike" indicates that hitchhiking is dangerous and must be avoided.
The only message is don't hitchhike, because hitchhiking is bad and dangerous.
Along with the caution/hazard signs used in the presentation of hitchhiking, the imperative statement of "don't hitchhike" in Billboard 2 and the repeated word of "risk" in Billboard 1 stigmatizes hitchhiking as a bad/irresponsible behaviour (Images 1 and 2).
Through an analysis of their content this paper demonstrates that there are potentially problematic messages being communicated in regards to Indigenous women who hitchhike in provincial sponsored billboards along the Highway of Tears.
We need rail station for Airbus, help for those who hitchhike NORTH Wales must have a modern transport system, MPs argued in Westminster yesterday.