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    Sec. 25-387. Right-Of-Way Generally.

     

    Sec. 25-387. Right-of-way generally.
     
    (a) The driver of any vehicle upon a highway within a business or residential district shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing such highway within any clearly marked crosswalk, whether at mid-block or at the end of any block, or any regular pedestrian crossing included in the prolongation of the lateral boundary lines of the adjacent sidewalk at the end of a block, except at intersections where the movement of traffic is being regulated by traffic officers or traffic direction devices.
     
    (b) No pedestrian shall enter or cross an intersection in disregard of approaching traffic.
     
    (c) The drivers of vehicles entering, crossing or turning at intersections shall change their course, slow down or come to a complete stop if necessary to permit pedestrians to cross such intersection safely and expeditiously.
     
    (d) Pedestrians crossing highways or streets at intersections shall at all times have the right-of-way over vehicles making turns into the highways or streets being crossed by pedestrians.
     
    (e) Notwithstanding the provisions contained in section 25-1 of this Code, as used in this section "business district" means the territory contiguous to a highway where fifty (50) per cent or more of the total frontage on either side of the highway for a distance of one hundred fifty (150) feet or more is used for business purposes.
     
    (f) Notwithstanding the provisions contained in section 25-1 of this Code, as used in this section "residence district" means the territory contiguous to a highway not comprising a business district where fifty (50) per cent or more of the total frontage on either side of the highway for a distance of one hundred fifty (150) feet or more is used for residential purposes. (Code 1959, § 20-252)
     
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