PEDESTRIAN LAWS IN THE UNITED STATES

The laws of 50 states and 50 communities selected at random relating to pedestrians are reviewed. The laws and ordinances are those adopted before January 1, 1974, and none adopted during 1974 are included. The laws are divided into groups dealing with definitions, pedestrian obedience, pedestrians crossing the roadway, other drivers' duties toward pedestrians, other pedestrians' duties, and miscellaneous laws. Specific topics covered include: bicyclists, push carts, towy vehicles, highway construction workers, police traffic directing, traffic control devices, crosswalks, miscellaneous crossing rules, safety zones, sidewalks, walking along the highway, soliciting business, hitchhiking, compliance with bridge and railroad signals, alcoholic pedestrians, and school zones.

  • Authors:
    • Conrath, C W
    • English, J W
    • Gallavan, M L
  • Publication Date: 1974

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00319874
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-801 381
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-4-00928
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1981 12:00AM