City of Augusta, ME
Kennebec County
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Where sidewalks are provided, it shall be unlawful for any pedestrian to walk along and upon an adjacent roadway.
Where sidewalks are not provided, any pedestrian walking along and upon the highway shall, when practicable, walk only on the left side of the roadway or its shoulder facing traffic which may approach from the opposite direction.
When traffic-control signals are not in place or not in operation, the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way, slowing down or stopping if need be to so yield, to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within a crosswalk when the pedestrian is upon the half of the roadway upon which the vehicle is traveling, or when the pedestrian is approaching so closely from the opposite half of the roadway as to be in danger, but no pedestrian shall suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety and walk or run into the path of a vehicle which is so close that it is impossible for the driver to yield.
Every pedestrian crossing a roadway at any point other than within a marked crosswalk shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles upon the roadway, subject to traffic-control lights at an intersection so controlled.
No pedestrian shall cross a roadway by any other route than at right angles to the curb or by the shortest route to the opposite curb.
No pedestrian shall cross the following streets other than in a marked crosswalk:
A. 
Water Street.
B. 
Cony Street from Kennebec River to Stone Street.
C. 
Bangor Street from Cony Street to North Belfast Avenue.
No person shall stand in a roadway during the nighttime for the purpose of soliciting a ride from the occupant of any vehicle.