(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.
Penalty: 2 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.
Intersection and 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.
Road related area is defined in rule 13 and shoulder is defined in rule 12.
Pedestrians may cross diagonally sign