City of Harrisburg, PA
Dauphin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Harrisburg by Ord. No. 138-1959. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Power to regulate: see Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 6109(a)(16) to (19).
Rights and duties of pedestrians: see Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 3541 et seq.
Pedestrians shall move, whenever practicable, upon the right half of crosswalks.
Whenever any vehicle has stopped at a marked crosswalk or at an intersection to permit a pedestrian to cross the highway, no operator of any other vehicle approaching from the rear shall pass such stopped vehicle.
Pedestrians shall not leave the curb or sidewalk to cross at a controlled intersection unless:
At the direction of a police officer.
On the green or "GO" traffic signal at intersections not having pedestrian signals.
On the "WALK" signal at intersections having pedestrian signals.
Pedestrians shall not cross highways anywhere other than at intersections, except at the places and in the manner directed.
No person shall board or alight from any vehicle while such vehicle is in motion. No person shall ride on any portion of any vehicle not designed or intended for the use of passengers, except employees engaged in the necessary discharge of a duty or persons riding within truck bodies in the space intended for merchandise.
Any person who violates the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to the general code penalty, § 1-301.99 of these Codified Ordinances.