2016 Alaska Statutes
Title 09 - CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
Chapter 09.65 - ACTIONS, IMMUNITIES, DEFENSES, AND DUTIES
Sec. 09.65.150 Duty to disabled pedestrians.

AK Stat § 09.65.150 (2016) What's This?

(a) The driver of a vehicle approaching a physically disabled pedestrian who is carrying a white or metallic-colored cane, or using special equipment for mobility, or using a service animal, shall take precautions necessary to avoid injury to the pedestrian or the service animal. A driver who fails to take necessary precautions and, as a result, causes injury to the pedestrian or the service animal, or causes property damage, is liable for the injury or damage caused.

(b) In this section,

(1) "physically disabled pedestrian" means a person who has a physical condition that limits the person's ability to function as a pedestrian without the assistance of another person, a service animal, a cane, or other equipment or device;

(2) "service animal" means a dog guide or other animal that assists a physically disabled person to function as a pedestrian.

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