2018 Utah Code
Title 41 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 6a - Traffic Code
Part 10 - Pedestrians' Rights and Duties
Section 1002 - Pedestrians' right-of-way -- Duty of pedestrian.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 41-6a-1002 (2018)
Effective 5/8/2018
41-6a-1002. Pedestrians' right-of-way -- Duty of pedestrian.
  • (1)
    • (a) Except as provided under Subsection (2), the operator of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way by slowing down or stopping if necessary:
      • (i) to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within a crosswalk when the pedestrian is on the half of the roadway upon which the vehicle is traveling; or
      • (ii) when the pedestrian is approaching so closely from the opposite half of the roadway as to be in danger.
    • (b) Subsection (1)(a) does not apply under conditions of Subsection 41-6a-1003(2).
    • (c) A pedestrian may not 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.
  • (2) The operator of a vehicle approaching a school crosswalk shall come to a complete stop at the school crosswalk if the crosswalk is occupied by a person.
  • (3) If a vehicle is stopped at a marked crosswalk or at any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection to permit a pedestrian to cross the roadway, the operator of any other vehicle approaching from the rear may not overtake and pass the stopped vehicle.


Amended by Chapter 122, 2018 General Session
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