Current through the 2023 Legislative Session.
Section 21955 - Crossing roadway between adjacent intersections controlled by traffic control signal devices or by police officers; no stop absent immediate danger(a) Between adjacent intersections controlled by traffic control signal devices or by police officers, pedestrians shall not cross the roadway at any place except in a crosswalk.(b)(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 11, eff. 1/1/2023.Enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3.