2006 Utah Code - 41-6a-1009 — Use of roadway by pedestrians -- Prohibited activities.

     41-6a-1009.   Use of roadway by pedestrians -- Prohibited activities.
     (1) Where there is a sidewalk provided and its use is practicable, a pedestrian may not walk along or on an adjacent roadway.
     (2) Where a sidewalk is not provided, a pedestrian walking along or on a highway shall walk only on the shoulder, as far as practicable from the edge of the roadway.
     (3) Where a sidewalk or a shoulder is not available, a pedestrian walking along or on a highway shall:
     (a) walk as near as practicable to the outside edge of the roadway; and
     (b) if on a two-way roadway, walk only on the left side of the roadway facing traffic.
     (4) A person may not sit, stand, or loiter on or near a roadway for the purpose of soliciting from the occupant of a vehicle:
     (a) a ride;
     (b) contributions;
     (c) employment;
     (d) the parking, watching, or guarding of a vehicle; or
     (e) other business.
     (5) A pedestrian who is under the influence of alcohol or any drug to a degree which renders the pedestrian a hazard may not walk or be on a highway except on a sidewalk or sidewalk area.
     (6) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a pedestrian on a roadway shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles on the roadway.

Renumbered and Amended by Chapter 2, 2005 General Session

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