What about sidewalks?
The driver of a vehicle, when entering or exiting from an alleyway, building, private road or driveway must yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian on a sidewalk [Section 1151-a, NYS Vehicle & Traffic Law]. Pedestrians are required to use sidewalks where they are provided and safe to use. When sidewalks are not provided, a pedestrian is required to walk on the left side of the roadway facing traffic [Section 1156-b, NYS Vehicle & Traffic Law].

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1. Can I request that a STOP sign be installed to slow down vehicles?
2. Which traffic laws apply to pedestrians?
3. What is the law regarding crosswalks?
4. What if there isn't a crosswalk?
5. What about sidewalks?