Author: P. Christopher Guedri, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Attorney
We typically think of a crosswalk as a safe place for pedestrians to cross the street, but the rules and laws that govern crosswalk safety are not always well known by drivers and pedestrians. Sometimes, pedestrians choose not to use crosswalks or cross at incorrect times, which puts their safety in jeopardy. To ensure your own safety as well as the safety of others at crosswalks, you should use crosswalks properly and understand the appropriate laws and safety precautions.
Always Use Crosswalks
The first step in crosswalk safety for pedestrians is to use crosswalks when they are available, and to use them correctly.…