Current through the 2023 Legislative Session.
Section 21954 - Pedestrian yielding right-of-way if upon roadway at point other than crosswalk; no stop absent immediate danger(a) Every pedestrian upon 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 upon the roadway so near as to constitute an immediate hazard.(b) The provisions of this section shall not relieve the driver of a vehicle from the duty to exercise due care for the safety of any pedestrian upon a roadway.(c)(1) A peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code, shall not stop a pedestrian for a violation of subdivision (a) unless a reasonably careful person would realize there is an immediate danger of a collision with a moving vehicle or other device moving exclusively by human power.(2) This subdivision does not relieve a pedestrian from the duty of using due care for their safety.(3) This subdivision does not relieve a driver of a vehicle from the duty of exercising due care for the safety of any pedestrian within the roadway.Amended by Stats 2022 ch 957 (AB 2147),s 10, eff. 1/1/2023.Amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1015.