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​​​​​​When a cyclist rides in a crosswalk​

​These collisions happen when a cyclist rides inside a crosswalk and is struck or overtaken by a driver.

In this diagram, a cyclist across a marked crosswalk and is in a collision with a vehicle.


Responsibility varies.

The rules of the road

The driver must make sure they approach a crosswalk with caution and yield to those in the crosswalk. The cyclist must ensure that they cross when permitted by traffic controls.

What does it say in the Motor Vehicle Act?

The applicable sections of the Motor Vehicle Act are: 


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