Drivers must stop when someone is in a cross walk. CHP Public Information Officer Greg Tassone says California drivers are among the worst for not stopping for a person crossing the street. Officer Tassone says driver are required to stop and wait till the person is all the way across the street.
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Officer Tassone says you can not drive thru the intersection because a person is not right in front of you.
Pedestrians have been killed and injured in the local area even when they are in the cross walk. The CHP and all law enforcement is asking driver to share the road with pedestrians, bicyclist and joggers. Drivers may feel because they have a car they have the right away, which may not be the case.