Without a vehicle or protective equipment, pedestrians are the roadway users most at risk of bodily harm. Both drivers and pedestrians are responsible for traffic safety. A simple rule of thumb is that drivers should always yield right-of-way to pedestrians, but pedestrians should always remain patient and vigilant in case that doesn’t happen.
At intersections where traffic is controlled by signals, pedestrians must obey the signal unless directed otherwise by a traffic officer. Pedestrian traffic signals are: