2019 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes
Title 75 - VEHICLES
Chapter 35 - Special Vehicles and Pedestrians
Section 3543 - Pedestrians crossing at other than crosswalks

Universal Citation: 75 PA Cons Stat § 3543 (2019)
§ 3543. Pedestrians crossing at other than crosswalks.

(a) General rule.--Every pedestrian crossing a roadway at any point other than within a crosswalk at an intersection or any marked crosswalk shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles upon the roadway.

(b) At pedestrian tunnel or overhead crossing.--Any pedestrian crossing a roadway at a point where a pedestrian tunnel or overhead pedestrian crossing has been provided shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles upon the roadway.

(c) Between controlled intersections in urban district.--Between adjacent intersections in urban districts at which traffic-control signals are in operation pedestrians shall not cross at any place except in a marked crosswalk.

(d) Crossing intersection diagonally.--No pedestrian shall cross a roadway intersection diagonally unless authorized by official traffic-control devices or at the direction of a police officer or other appropriately attired person authorized to direct, control or regulate traffic. When authorized to cross diagonally, pedestrians shall cross only in accordance with the signal pertaining to the crossing movements.

Cross References. Section 3543 is referred to in section 3542 of this title.

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