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    Q677: Does a pedestrian have right of way on a zebra crossing?

    Yes they do, it is an offence not to give precedence to a pedestrian on a zebra crossing.

     

    As you approach a zebra crossing:

    • look out for pedestrians waiting to cross and be ready to slow down or stop to let them cross
    • you MUST give way when a pedestrian has moved onto a crossing
    • allow more time for stopping on wet or icy roads
    • do not wave or use your horn to invite pedestrians across; this could be dangerous if another vehicle is approaching
    • be aware of pedestrians approaching from the side of the crossing.

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