Safety Tips for Pedestrians in Montoursville
Please review the following information pertaining to vehicle and pedestrian laws.
Pedestrians and motorists must work together to make crossing the street safe for everyone.
If walking, you MUST:
If driving, you MUST: Yield to pedestrians lawfully in a crosswalk before making a turn onto an adjacent street. Yield to pedestrians walking on a sidewalk at the entrance to a parking lot, private driveway or building. Stop for pedestrians lawfully in a crosswalk and not pass another vehicle stopped at a crosswalk permitting pedestrians to cross. Yield to pedestrians lawfully in an intersection, regardless of the presence of a crosswalk or a functioning traffic signal. Stop before entering a marked crosswalk, when required to stop at an intersection.
Pedestrians and motorists need to adhere to the laws that are there to keep pedestrians and motorists safe, and reduce accidents.
Motorists: when approaching an intersection or crosswalk, be alert for pedestrians. Always yield to pedestrians in crosswalks or at intersections when the have a walk symbol or green light.
Pedestrians: when using a crosswalk or crossing at an intersection, be alert for the possibility that the motorist will not stop. Always use a crosswalk or cross at intersections, not in mid-block.