Chapter 10.44
PEDESTRIANS

Sections:

10.44.010    Using right-half of crosswalk.

10.44.020    Crossing streets.

10.44.030    Compliance with bridge and railroad signals.

10.44.040    Drivers to exercise due care.

10.44.010 Using right-half of crosswalk.

Pedestrians shall move, whenever practicable, upon the right-half of crosswalks. (Ord. 304 § 63, 1963).

10.44.020 Crossing streets.

(a) Pedestrians shall not step into that portion of the street open to moving traffic at any point between intersections, in any business district, on any arterial highway, or between adjacent intersections of streets protected by stop signs, except at marked crosswalks or other places specially provided.

(b) Pedestrians shall not cross street intersections diagonally except at such signalized intersections that provide for a pedestrian all walk phase.

(c) Pedestrians crossing a roadway other than at intersection crosswalks shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles upon the roadway. (Ord. 304 § 64, 1963).

10.44.030 Compliance with bridge and railroad signals.

(a) No pedestrian shall enter or remain upon any bridge or approach thereto beyond the bridge signal, gate, or barrier after a bridge operation signal indication has been given.

(b) No pedestrian shall pass through, around, over, or under any crossing gate or barrier at a railroad grade crossing or bridge while such gate or barrier is closed or is being opened or closed. (Ord. 304 § 65, 1963).

10.44.040 Drivers to exercise due care.

Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this chapter, every operator of a vehicle shall exercise due care to avoid colliding with any pedestrian upon any roadway and shall give warning by sounding the horn when necessary and shall exercise special precaution upon observing any child or any confused or incapacitated person upon a roadway. (Ord. 304 § 66, 1963).