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28-646 - Pedestrian control signals; loitering prohibited
28-646. Pedestrian control signals; loitering prohibited
A. If special pedestrian control signals exhibiting the words "walk" or "don't walk" or a symbol of a walking person that symbolizes the word "walk" or a symbol of an upraised hand that symbolizes the words "don't walk" are in place, the signals shall indicate as follows:
1. Walk or a symbol of a walking person. Pedestrians facing the signal may proceed across the roadway in the direction of the signal and shall be given the right-of-way by the drivers of vehicles.
2. Don't walk or a symbol of an upraised hand. A pedestrian shall not start to cross the roadway in the direction of the signal, but a pedestrian who has partially completed crossing on the walk signal shall proceed to a sidewalk or safety island while the don't walk signal is showing.
B. A pedestrian shall not loiter or unduly delay crossing the roadway after traffic has stopped to give the right-of-way.