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Section 350.010 Pedestrians Subject To Traffic Control Signals, Devices.

[Code 1975 §15.10(3); CC 1989 §13-286]
Pedestrians shall be subject to traffic control signals as hereinbefore described in this Title, but at all other places pedestrians shall be granted those rights and be subject to restrictions stated in this Chapter.

Section 350.020 Pedestrians' Right-Of-Way in Crosswalk.

[Code 1975 §15.10(1); CC 1989 §13-287]
A. 
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 necessary to so yield, to a pedestrian crossing the 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 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.
C. 
Whenever any vehicle is stopped at a marked crosswalk or at any unmarked crosswalk in an intersection to permit a pedestrian to cross the roadway, the driver of any other vehicle approaching from the rear shall not overtake and pass such stopped vehicle.

Section 350.030 Pedestrians To Use Right-Half of Crosswalk.

[Code 1975 §15.10(8); CC 1989 §13-292]
Pedestrians shall move, whenever practicable, upon the right-half of crosswalks.

Section 350.040 Crossing At Right Angles.

[Code 1975 §15.10(4); CC 1989 §13-288]
No pedestrian shall cross a roadway at any place other than by a route at right angles to the curb or by the shortest route to the opposite curb, except at a crosswalk.

Section 350.050 Pedestrian To Yield Right-Of-Way.

[Code 1975 §15.10(2); CC 1989 §13-289]
A. 
Every pedestrian crossing a roadway at any point other than within a marked crosswalk or within an unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles on the roadway.
B. 
Subsection (A) of this Section shall have no application under the conditions stated in Section 350.060 of this Chapter, when pedestrians are prohibited from crossing at certain designated places.

Section 350.060 Prohibited Pedestrian Crossings.

[Code 1975 §15.10(6); CC 1989 §13-291]
A. 
Between adjacent intersections at which traffic control signals are in operation, pedestrians shall not cross at any place except in a crosswalk.
B. 
No pedestrian shall cross a roadway other than in a crosswalk in any business district.
C. 
No pedestrian shall cross a roadway other than in a crosswalk upon any street designated by ordinance.
D. 
No pedestrian shall cross a roadway intersection diagonally unless authorized by official traffic control devices; and, when authorized to cross diagonally, pedestrians shall cross only in accordance with the official traffic control devices pertaining to such crossing movements.

Section 350.070 Pedestrians Walking, Jogging Along Roadway.

[Code 1975 §15.10(5); CC 1989 §13-290]
A. 
Where sidewalks are provided, it shall be unlawful for any pedestrian to walk, run, or jog, along or upon an adjacent roadway.
B. 
Where sidewalks are not provided, any pedestrian walking or jogging along or upon a highway shall, when practical, walk, run, or jog, only on the left side of the roadway or at the shoulder facing traffic which may approach from opposite direction.

Section 350.080 School Child Required To Cross Within Marked Crosswalk.

[Code 1975 §15.10(7); CC 1989 §13-294]
Any child walking to or from school while school is in session shall be required to cross any street which has a marked school crossing crosswalk within such crosswalk.

Section 350.090 Authority To Designate School Crossings.

[Code 1975 §15.02(20); CC 1989 §13-295]
A. 
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen, with respect to streets in the City, are hereby authorized to establish and mark, or cause to be marked, crosswalks on streets abutting a school or the grounds adjacent thereto.
B. 
At all school crossings appropriate signs shall be provided as prescribed by the City Traffic Engineer, or his/her designated representative, indicating the crossings and regulating traffic movement within the school zone.