Chapter 12

Pedestrians

6-12-1: Pedestrians Subject To Traffic Control Signals


Pedestrians shall be subject to traffic control signals as declared in chapter 5 of this title, but in all other places pedestrians shall be granted those rights, and be subject to the restrictions, stated in this chapter. (1952 Code § 10-06-01)

6-12-2: Pedestrians' Right-of-way In Crosswalks


A. Driver To Yield Right-Of-Way: When traffic control signals are not in place or not in operation, the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way, slowing down or stopping if need be to so yield, to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within a crosswalk when the pedestrian is upon the half of the roadway upon which the vehicle is traveling, or when the pedestrian is approaching so closely from the opposite half of the roadway as to be in danger.


B. Pedestrian To Yield Right-Of-Way: Every pedestrian crossing a roadway at any point other than within a marked crosswalk or within an unmarked crosswalk at an intersection shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles upon the roadway.


C. Sudden Movement By Pedestrian: No pedestrian shall suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety and walk or run into the path of a vehicle which is so close that it is impossible for the driver to yield.


D. Pedestrian In Crosswalk: At any crosswalk designated and posted as a "Stop for Pedestrian in Crosswalk", the driver of a vehicle shall stop, to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within the crosswalk, until the crosswalk is unoccupied.


E. Overtaking In Crosswalk: Whenever any vehicle is stopped at a marked crosswalk or at any unmarked crosswalk at any intersection to permit a pedestrian to cross the roadway, the driver of any other vehicle approaching from the rear shall not overtake and pass such stopped vehicle. (1952 Code § 10-06-03)

6-12-3: Pedestrian Overpasses


A. Crossing: At any pedestrian overpass hereinafter described, it shall be unlawful for any pedestrian to cross a roadway within three hundred feet (300') of either side of the overpass except by crossing the roadway on the overpass:

Pedestrian overpass on Overland Road at the intersection of Sage Street.


B. Prohibited Use: It shall be unlawful for any person to ride any vehicle, motorcycle or bicycle upon a pedestrian overpass. (1952 Code § 10-06-06)