Pedestrians; drivers yielding the right-of-way. (SB46)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Yielding the right-of-way to pedestrians; stopping. Clarifies the duties of vehicle drivers to stop to allow pedestrians to cross highways at (i) clearly marked crosswalks, whether at mid-block or at the end of any block; (ii) any regular pedestrian crossing included in the prolongation of the lateral boundary lines of the adjacent sidewalk at the end of a block; or (iii) any intersection when the driver is approaching on a highway where the maximum speed limit is not more than 35 miles per hour. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


11/22/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100967D
11/22/2017Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/17/2018Committee amendments
01/17/2018Failed to report (defeated) in Transportation (6-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)