language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1993 CHAPTER 115-H.F.No. 113 An act relating to traffic regulations; specifying that a pedestrian lawfully in a crosswalk with pedestrian control signals must be given the right-of-way by all vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 169.06, subdivision 6. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 169.06, subdivision 6, is amended to read: Subd. 6. [PEDESTRIAN CONTROL SIGNALS.] Whenever special pedestrian-control signals exhibiting the words "Walk" or "Don't Walk" are in place such signals shall indicate as follows: (a) "Walk", flashing or steady. Pedestrians facing such signals may proceed across the roadway in the direction of the signal
and shall be given the right-of-way by the drivers of all vehicles. (b) "Don't Walk", flashing or steady. No pedestrian shall start to cross the roadway in the direction of such signals, but any pedestrian who has partially crossed on the "Walk" signal shall proceed to a sidewalk or safety island while the "Don't Walk" signal is showing. (c) A pedestrian crossing a roadway in conformity with this section is lawfully within the intersection and, when in a crosswalk, is lawfully within the crosswalk. Presented to the governor May 7, 1993 Signed by the governor May 10, 1993, 2:58 p.m.