2017 California Code
Vehicle Code - VEH
DIVISION 11 - RULES OF THE ROAD
CHAPTER 5 - Pedestrians’ Rights and Duties
Section 21956.

Universal Citation: CA Veh Code § 21956 (2017)
21956.  

(a) No pedestrian may walk upon any roadway outside of a business or residence district otherwise than close to his or her left-hand edge of the roadway.

(b) A pedestrian may walk close to his or her right-hand edge of the roadway if a crosswalk or other means of safely crossing the roadway is not available or if existing traffic or other conditions would compromise the safety of a pedestrian attempting to cross the road.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 833, Sec. 10. Effective January 1, 2001.)

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