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Forum: Legal Affairs 17 February 2014, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Lainie
There's a mid-intersection crosswalk directly in...

There's a mid-intersection crosswalk directly in front of the main entrance to my building, with flashing lights and multiple signs indicating that traffic is to stop for pedestrians in the...
Forum: Legal Affairs 16 February 2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 124,246
Posted By Lainie
:) I'm sure I've jaywalked at lot in the past,...

:) I'm sure I've jaywalked at lot in the past, especially when I was a kid. These days, if I'm walking along a street, it's usually in an area where I'm never far from a crosswalk and wouldn't...
Forum: Legal Affairs 15 February 2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 124,246
Posted By Lainie
I see people darting across High Street in...

I see people darting across High Street in downtown Columbus, at rush hour, just yards away from a signaled intersection/crosswalk. I've yet to see one get ticketed.
Forum: Legal Affairs 15 February 2014, 06:52 PM
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Views: 124,246
Posted By Lainie
Technically, that might be jaywalking. Which...

Technically, that might be jaywalking. Which makes me wonder about people whose mailboxes are on the opposite side of the street, who cross every day to get their mail -- I wonder if that's...
Forum: Legal Affairs 15 February 2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 124,246
Posted By Lainie
Since I'm doing no such thing, I don't need to...

Since I'm doing no such thing, I don't need to check local laws.
Forum: Legal Affairs 15 February 2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 124,246
Posted By Lainie
Prohibitions have to be posted. The lack of...

Prohibitions have to be posted. The lack of prohibition is the default.

ETA: Don't you wish you'd asked us years ago? LOL
Forum: Legal Affairs 15 February 2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 124,246
Posted By Lainie
What erwins said. "Designated" does not mean...

What erwins said. "Designated" does not mean marked. Your right to cross at a given corner doesn't go away because the city fails to paint/repaint the crosswalk there.
Forum: Legal Affairs 15 February 2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 124,246
Posted By Lainie
What exactly do you think constitutes...

What exactly do you think constitutes jaywalkiing? :confused: I manage to cross the road multiple times every workday without falling afoul of the law.
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