Acts and Regulations

M-17 - Motor Vehicle Act

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Cross walk
170(1)Subject to the provisions of subsection 171(2) 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 cross walk, but 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 the right-of-way.
170(2)No person who is driving a motor vehicle shall overtake and pass any vehicle that is stopped at a marked cross walk or at any unmarked cross walk at an intersection to permit a pedestrian to cross the roadway.
1955, c.13, s.152; 1986, c.57, s.2