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Forum: Legal Affairs 16 February 2014, 10:45 PM
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Posted By jimmy101_again
So you are saying there is a defacto ROW law...

So you are saying there is a defacto ROW law similar to jaywalking laws in the US?

I didn't quite that since it isn't part of the Green Cross Code. :fish:
Forum: Legal Affairs 16 February 2014, 05:55 PM
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Posted By jimmy101_again
The point is that the pedestrian isn't required...

The point is that the pedestrian isn't required to yield to traffic.The Green Cross statements are meant to keep the pedestrian safe, not to keep them legal. You can be legal and get splattered. You...
Forum: Legal Affairs 15 February 2014, 10:11 PM
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Posted By jimmy101_again
Some do and some don't. On what basis do you use...

Some do and some don't. On what basis do you use that observation to decide that one method is better than the other?

Some countries that don't have laws have active campaigns to get pedestrians...
Forum: Legal Affairs 15 February 2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 71
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Posted By jimmy101_again
"Sensibly" is the problem, particularly in a...

"Sensibly" is the problem, particularly in a legal sense. Imagine traffic speed laws that said "whatever is sensible is OK". (There are a few places in the world with that law.) The problem is...
Forum: Legal Affairs 15 February 2014, 07:05 PM
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Posted By jimmy101_again
The problem with that is that it doesn't define...

The problem with that is that it doesn't define "right of way" (ROW). The law(s) define the ROW. A pedestrian, mid-block, with no marked crosswalk, never has the ROW, cars and bicycles have the ROW....
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