2019 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 8 - Operation of Vehicles — Rules of the Road
Part 1 - Operation of Vehicles — Rules of the Road
§ 55-8-111. Pedestrian-control signals.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 55-8-111 (2019)
  • Whenever special pedestrian-control signals exhibiting the words “Walk” or “Wait” or “Don't Walk” are in place, these signals shall indicate as follows:
    • (1) Walk. Pedestrians facing the signals may proceed across the roadway in the direction of the signal and shall be given the right-of-way by the drivers of all vehicles; and

    • (2) Wait or Don't Walk. No pedestrian shall start to cross the roadway in the direction of the signal, but any pedestrian who has partially completed crossing on the walk signal shall proceed to a sidewalk or safety island while the wait signal is showing.

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