Don’t run over people on the sidewalk

I thought this one would be a given, but appearantly not, drivers must yield to pedestrians that are standing on a sidewalk.

811.025 Failure to yield to pedestrian on sidewalk; penalty.


(1) The driver of a vehicle commits the offense of failure to yield to a pedestrian on a sidewalk if the driver does not yield the right of way to any pedestrian on a sidewalk.

(2) The offense described in this section, failure to yield to a pedestrian on a sidewalk, is a Class B traffic violation.

[1983 c.338 �547; 1995 c.383 �42]

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