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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 9. Code of Civil Procedure
- Chapter 65. Actions, Immunities, Defenses, and Duties
- Section 150. Duty to Disabled Pedestrians.
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AS 09.65.150. Duty to Disabled Pedestrians.
- (a) The driver of a vehicle approaching a physically disabled pedestrian who is carrying a white or metallic-colored cane,
or using special equipment for mobility, or using a service animal, shall take precautions necessary to avoid injury to
the pedestrian or the service animal. A driver who fails to take necessary precautions and, as a result, causes injury
to the pedestrian or the service animal, or causes property damage, is liable for the injury or damage caused.
- (b) In this section
- (1) "physically disabled pedestrian" means a person who has a physical condition that limits the person's ability to
function as a pedestrian without the assistance of another person, a service animal, a cane, or other equipment or
- (2) "service animal" means a dog guide or other animal that assists a physically disabled person to function as a
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