This legislation has been repealed.
(1) A pedestrian shall
not proceed along a carriageway where a footway exists on the road and is in a
fit condition for use.
(2) A pedestrian
proceeding along a carriageway shall, where practicable, travel on the
carriageway or side of the carriageway used by vehicles travelling in the
opposite direction, and shall keep as close as possible to the boundary of the
carriageway on his right.
the provisions of subregulation (2) of this regulation where a vehicle
approaches a pedestrian on a carriageway, on the same side as the pedestrian,
then the pedestrian shall, if possible, immediately move off the carriageway,
and shall not move back onto the carriageway, until the vehicle has passed
(4) A pedestrian shall
not proceed along a carriageway abreast of more than one other pedestrian,
except in a procession or parade authorized by the local authority.
(5) A pedestrian shall
not enter upon any portion of a carriageway within 20 metres
traffic-control signal in operation;
pedestrian crossing; or
except for the purpose
of alighting from or boarding an omnibus at an authorized stopping place, or
crossing a carriageway or portion of a carriageway in accordance with the
provisions of paragraph (b) or (c) of subregulation (2) of
(6) Nothing in the
foregoing provisions of this regulation applies in respect of a carriageway
from which vehicles are for the time being excluded.
underpass or overpass is provided specifically for the purpose of enabling
pedestrians to cross a carriageway; and
access to both entrances to the underpass or overpass may be gained from the
road of which the carriageway is a portion,
a pedestrian shall
not, except by using the underpass or overpass —
cross any portion of the carriageway; or
enter any portion of the carriageway for the purpose of crossing the
within 120 metres of
any entrance to the underpass or overpass.
[Regulation 704 amended in Gazette
8 September 1978 p.3302.]