2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 63 - MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC REGULATIONS
Chapter 3 - Traffic Regulations and Rules of the Road.
63-3-1103 - Pedestrians' right-of-way at crosswalks lacking traffic control signals; duty of vehicle approaching vehicle stopped for pedestrian.

§ 63-3-1103. Pedestrians' right-of-way at crosswalks lacking traffic control signals; duty of vehicle approaching vehicle stopped for pedestrian.
 

Where traffic control signals are not in place or in operation the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way, slowing down or stopping if need be to so yield, to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, except as otherwise provided in this article. 
 

Whenever any vehicle is stopped at a marked crosswalk or at any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection to permit a pedestrian to cross the roadway, the driver of any other vehicle approaching from the rear shall not overtake and pass such stopped vehicle. 
 

Sources: Codes, 1942, § 8201; Laws,  1938, ch. 200.
 

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