Another Note of Reminders From the Chiefs Desk
September 15, 2021
With school starting Chief Zarn wants to remind everyone to be more mindful of the children out and about on bicycles and in crosswalks. The following is the law on PEDESTRIANS’ RIGHT-OF-WAY IN CROSSWALK--SCHOOL CHILDREN AND CROSSING GUARDS.
61-8-502. Pedestrians’ right-of-way in crosswalk--school children. (1) (a) Except as provided in subsection (1)(b), when traffic control signals are not in place or not in operation, the operator of a vehicle shall yield the right0of-way, slowing down or stopping if necessary, to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within a marked crosswalk or within...