Do Pedestrians Always Have the Right of Way vs. Car

Pedestrians have the right of way in most driving situations because of the potential for serious injury or death when struck by vehicles. Call (832) 463-1003 to speak to a lawyer.


If children are involved, a driver’s responsibility increases because a child’s behavior is often unexpected.

A pedestrian always has the right of way if he or she avoids interrupting traffic by walking on the crosswalks when crossing streets during a light’s walking signal. A driver is driving responsibly when they are driving at the required speed limit, using turn signals, and paying attention to what’s in front of them, including street signs and crosswalks while yielding to pedestrians.

It is important to complete a full investigation of what occurred when a pedestrian has been hit. Due to the potential for serious injuries, a person hit by a vehicle may take weeks or months to recover at high medical costs with lost time from work.

If you’ve been involved in a vehicle-pedestrian accident, our Law Firm will investigate all the facts of the incident to see if you are eligible for compensation for your injuries. We have years of experience in dealing with insurance companies and we can ensure that you receive the full value of your insurance claim for you and your loved ones.

Please contact us as soon as possible at 832-463-1003 for a free consultation!

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