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Title 13 . Public Safety
Chapter 2 . General Provisions
Section 155. Pedestrian right-of-way in safety zones

13 AAC 02.155. Pedestrian right-of-way in safety zones

(a) Except as provided in sec. 195 of this chapter, when traffic-control signals are not in place or not in operation, the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian who is on a sidewalk, vehicular way or area, or who is crossing a 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) No pedestrian may leave a curb or other place of safety and walk or run into the path of a vehicle which is so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.

(c) When a vehicle is stopped at a marked crosswalk or at an unmarked crosswalk at an intersection to permit a pedestrian to cross the roadway, no driver of another vehicle approaching from the rear may overtake and pass the stopped vehicle.

(d) Pedestrians shall move, whenever practicable, upon the right half of the crosswalk.

(e) No vehicle may be driven through or within a safety zone.

History: In effect before 7/28/59; am 12/15/61, Register 3; am 8/10/66, Register 22; am 12/31/69, Register 31; am 6/28/79, Register 70

Authority: AS 28.05.011


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