Chapter 14 MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC*
Section 14-577 Right-of-way in crosswalks.
(a) When traffic control signals are not in place or not
in operation, the driver of a vehicle
shall yield the right-of-way, slowing down or stopping if need be to so yield, to a pedestrian
crossing the roadway within a crosswalk when the pedestrian is upon the half of the roadway
upon which the vehicle is traveling, or when the pedestrian is approaching so closely from the
opposite half of the roadway as to be in danger.
(b) The provisions of paragraph (a) of this section shall
not apply under the conditions stated
in paragraph (b) of section 14-581.
(c) Whenever any vehicle is stopped at a marked crosswalk
or at any unmarked crosswalk at
an intersection to permit a pedestrian to cross the roadway, the driver of any other vehicle
approaching from the rear shall not overtake and pass such stopped vehicle.
(Code 1964, § 12.430(1), (3), (4))
State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 300.375(1), (3).