Pedestrian Right-of-Way

| May 8, 2019 | Personal Injury |

In Pennsylvania pedestrians have the right-of-way at a crosswalk when a traffic signal light is not at the intersection. Drivers must yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the highway at an intersection. The pedestrian has the right-of-way whether or not the crosswalk is marked. Where there is no marked crosswalk, one is implied giving the pedestrian the right to cross the street in safety.

Pedestrians who are struck by a motor vehicle may have a right to make an insurance claim against the striking driver especially when the pedestrian is in a crosswalk whether or not it has been marked.

In Pennsylvania pedestrians have the right-of-way at a crosswalk when a traffic signal light is not at the intersection. Drivers must yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the highway at an intersection. The pedestrian has the right-of-way whether or not the crosswalk is marked. Where there is no marked crosswalk, one is implied giving the pedestrian the right to cross the street in safety.

Pedestrians who are struck by a motor vehicle may have a right to make an insurance claim against the striking driver especially when the pedestrian is in a crosswalk whether or not it has been marked.

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