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Violations - CVC 21456


 
Jaywalking
 

California Vehicle Code Section 21456 - Walk, Wait, or Don't Walk

Whenever a pedestrian control signal showing the words "WALK"
or "WAIT" or "DONT WALK" or other approved symbol is in place,
the signal shall indicate as follows:

(a) "WALK" or approved "Walking Person" symbol.  A pedestrian
    facing the signal may proceed across the roadway in the direction of
    the signal, but shall yield the right-of-way to vehicles lawfully
    within the intersection at the time that signal is first shown.

(b) Flashing or steady "DONT WALK" or "WAIT" or approved "Upraised Hand"
    symbol.  No pedestrian shall start to cross the roadway in the
    direction of the signal, but any pedestrian who has partially
    completed crossing shall proceed to a sidewalk or safety zone or
    otherwise leave the roadway while the "WAIT" or "DONT WALK" or
    approved "Upraised Hand" symbol is showing.


 

Questions for You
  1. Q: What have you told the Officer ?
    A: N/A
  2. Q: Did any car almost hit you, or braked very hard for you ?
    A: Yes or No