(1) A pedestrian crossing a road:(a) must cross by the shortest safe route, and(b) must not stay on the road longer than necessary to cross the road safely.Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(2) However, if the pedestrian is crossing the road at an intersection with traffic lights and a pedestrians may cross diagonally sign, the pedestrian may cross the road diagonally at the intersection.Note :
"traffic lights" are defined in the Dictionary.
(3) In this rule:
"road" does not include a road related area, but includes any shoulder of the road.Note :
"Road related area" is defined in rule 13, and
"shoulder" is defined in rule 12.