What are the Florida Laws for Drivers Stopping or Yielding to a Pedestrian?

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What Duty Does a Driver have to a Pedestrian on the Roadway?

  • When a driver encounters a pedestrian in a marked or unmarked crosswalk, they should yield the right of way if there's no signage
  • In situations where pedestrians have entered a crosswalk with signage, the driver needs to stop

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