ORS 814.020
Failure to obey traffic control device

  • penalty


A pedestrian commits the offense of pedestrian failure to obey traffic control devices if the pedestrian does any of the following:


Fails to obey any traffic control device specifically applicable to the pedestrian.


Fails to obey any specific traffic control device described in ORS 814.010 (Appropriate responses to traffic control devices) in the manner required by that section.


A pedestrian is not subject to the requirements of this section if the pedestrian complies with directions of a police officer.


The offense described in this section, pedestrian failure to obey traffic control devices, is a Class D traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §552; 1995 c.383 §82]
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Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

A party in violation of a motor vehicle statute is negligent as a matter of law unless he introduces evidence from which the trier of fact could find that he was acting as a reasonably prudent person under the circumstances. Barnum v. Williams, 264 Or 71, 504 P2d 122 (1972)

Law Review Citations

Under Former Similar Statute

10 WLJ 207 (1974)


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