Tex. Transp. Code Section 552.006
Use of Sidewalk


(a)

A pedestrian may not walk along and on a roadway if an adjacent sidewalk is provided and is accessible to the pedestrian.

(b)

If a sidewalk is not provided, a pedestrian walking along and on a highway shall walk on the left side of the roadway or the shoulder of the highway facing oncoming traffic, unless the left side of the roadway or the shoulder of the highway facing oncoming traffic is obstructed or unsafe.

(c)

The operator of a vehicle emerging from or entering an alley, building, or private road or driveway shall stop and yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian approaching on a sidewalk extending across the alley, building entrance or exit, road, or driveway.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 497, Sec. 3, eff. June 11, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 944 (S.B. 1055), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2021.
Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 815 (H.B. 1277), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 552.006 — Use of Sidewalk, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/TN/htm/TN.­552.­htm#552.­006 (accessed May 25, 2024).

Accessed:
May 25, 2024

§ 552.006’s source at texas​.gov