2017 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title XXI - MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 265 - RULES OF THE ROAD
Section 265:35 - Pedestrian's Right of Way in Crosswalks.

Universal Citation: NH Rev Stat § 265:35 (2017)
    265:35 Pedestrian's Right of Way in Crosswalks. –
    I. When traffic control signals are not in place or not 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 a crosswalk when the pedestrian is upon the half of the roadway upon which the vehicle is traveling, or when the pedestrian is approaching so closely from the opposite half of the roadway as to be in danger.
    II. No pedestrian shall suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety and walk or run into the path of a vehicle which is so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.
    III. Paragraph I shall not apply under the conditions stated in RSA 265:36.
    IV. 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.

Source. 1949, 212:1. RSA 263:45. 1963, 330:1. RSA 262-A:33. 1981, 146:1; 479:34, 35, eff. Jan. 1, 1982 at 12:01 a.m.

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