Pedestrian crossovers (commonly called crosswalks) are designated areas that allow pedestrians to safely cross roads where there are no traffic lights. Always watch for pedestrians and people using wheel­chairs at these crossings. Pedestrians may push a button to make overhead yellow lights flash to warn drivers. Pedestrians should point across the road to show they want to cross before entering the roadway. Drivers, including cyclists, must stop and allow pedestrians to cross. Only when pedestrians and school crossing guards have crossed and are safely on the sidewalk can drivers and cyclists proceed. Do not pass any vehicle within 30 metres of a pedestrian crossover. Never pass a vehicle that has stopped to allow pedestrians to cross the road.

For more information on pedestrian crossovers visit Driving near pedestrian crossovers and school crossings.

Vehicles stopped at a pedestrian crossover

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