Pedestrian "Crisis Close Call" The "moment of collision" between light passenger cars at the intersection of Sapporo Susukino captured by the drive recorder
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The pedestrian man was not injured.
On the afternoon of the XNUMXrd, at the intersection of Sapporo Susukino, there was an accident in which light passenger cars collided with each other.The drive recorder is in an accident ... → Continue reading
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PedestrianWhat is (hokousha)?walkingRefers to the person who is doing it.
Japanese road traffic regulations
(Road Traffic Act, Article 3, Paragraph XNUMX, Partial Summary)
However, in the case of 2. aboveSidecarThose with or tow other vehicles are not supposed to be considered pedestrians when pushed and walked.also,CartAt first glance, the person who is pulling is a pedestrian, but by the above definition, it is not a pedestrian, it is the same as a bicycle.non-motorized vehicleThe driver.
- Runners and pedestrians
AthleticsIn the running event ofrunner(Runner) is treated as a pedestrian under the Road Traffic Act.. In addition,CompetitionIn operational documents, "runners" may be referred to as athletes, and "pedestrians" may be treated as general passersby other than athletes equivalent to "vehicles"..
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Pedestrians are subject to the Road Traffic Act on Japanese roads.Pedestrians are often regarded as vulnerable in traffic, but as long as they drive on the road, it is necessary to properly follow the rules such as the law.The main rules are listed below.
- traffic lightsObligation to comply with (Article 7)
- You must follow the signs on the traffic lights.The meaning of the display of the traffic light is stipulated in the Road Traffic Law Enforcement Ordinance.In addition, the hand signal of the police officer has priority over the display of the traffic light.For other detailstraffic lightsSee also item.
- Blue light(●）
- Includes a blue light with a human-shaped symbol.Pedestrians can proceed.Although it is legally defined as "blue", there are differences such as blue-green to green in the actual color tone.
- Yellow light(●）
- Just before it turns red.Includes blinking blue lights with human-shaped symbols.Pedestrians must not begin crossing the road, and pedestrians crossing the road must promptly end the crossing or stop crossing and turn back.
- Red light(●）
- Includes a red light with a human-shaped symbol.Pedestrians must not cross the road.
- Blinking yellow lights and blinking red lights
- Pedestrians can proceed with attention to other traffic.
- Blue light(●）
- Closed to traffic (Article 8)
- "Closed" (301), "Pedestrian closed" (331)road signFor example.In addition, road signs, etc. that "prohibit traveling outside the designated direction" do not apply to pedestrians.
- Face-to-face trafficPrinciple (Article 10, Paragraph 1)
- Sidewalk or Roadside beltOn roads where there is no distinction between (hereinafter referred to as "sidewalks, etc.") and roadways, you must approach the right end of the road.The same applies when the width of the roadside belt is not sufficient for pedestrians to pass (for example, the width is so narrow that it cannot pass unless it extends beyond the roadside belt).
- There is no fence on the right side of the roadcliffIf it is unavoidable, such as when it is dangerous, you can approach the left end of the road.
- Note that this principle does not apply if there is either a sidewalk or a roadside zone (with sufficient width for pedestrians) on either or both sides of the road.In such cases, the following "principles of traffic such as sidewalks" apply.
- Principle of passage on sidewalks (Article 10, Paragraph 2)
- If there is a sidewalk or a roadside belt (with sufficient width for pedestrians) on either side or both sides of the road, one of the sidewalks, etc. must be used.When crossing a road or driveway, sidewalks, etc. may be used for road construction, etc.StationStopThis principle does not apply if the vehicle is blocked by a vehicle and cannot pass.In addition, as long as you are passing on the sidewalk, there is no obligation to pass on the sidewalk on the right side of the entire road.
- Procession (Article 11)
- Student studentProcession, procession and otherProcession (parade)And those who may obstruct the passage of pedestrians, and the next applicable procession, etc., is not on the sidewalk or roadside zone, but on the right end of the roadway (because it may obstruct the passage of pedestrians, etc.)Bicycle pathOn the roadway where is provided, the right end of the part other than the bicycle path.It is said that you have to stop by (the same applies below).
- In addition, it is said that a procession that does not fall under these categories can pass along the road toward the right end.
- In fact,ChildrenBy etc.HikingDue to the high risk of the procession, most of the lines pass through sidewalks and roadside belts, andDemonstration marchIn many cases, the procession due to such factors will pass on the roadway due to traffic restrictions and guidance by the police.If the procession spontaneously tries to drive on the road, there is a high risk of an accident with a car.[Note 1].
- crosswalkCrossing by (Article 12, Paragraph 1)
- When trying to cross a road, if there is a pedestrian crossing nearby, you must pass to that location before crossing. "Near" meansPrecedentAccording to it, it is said that it is closer than about 30 meters.
- Prohibition of diagonal crossing (Article 12, Paragraph 2)
- Scramble crossingEtc., diagonal crossing is possible (201-2)Road markingDo not cross the road diagonally unless there is.
- Prohibition of crossing before and after vehicles (Article 13, Paragraph 1)
- Do not cross immediately before or after a vehicle or the like.However, this does not apply when crossing by a pedestrian crossing or when crossing according to a traffic light or the like.
- When viewed from the side of other vehicles, etc., it will pop out from behind the vehicle, etc., and it is dangerous, so crossing immediately before or after is prohibited.Crossing is prohibited immediately before or after a motorcycle or bicycle.
- In addition, stop vehicles, etc.slow downAlternatively, there is no distinction between ongoing and in progress, and in any case, it is prohibited to cross because it will pop out from behind a vehicle or the like.Crossing in front of a vehicle in progress is a so-called jump-out, but it is prohibited.However, this provision does not immediately deny the duty of care ahead of the vehicle.
- This provision does not affect the application of pedestrian priority (Article 38-2 of the Act) at intersections without pedestrian crossings.
- Crossing prohibited place (Article 13, Paragraph 2)
- Do not cross the road where there is a "No Pedestrian Crossing" (332) road sign.If only crossing at the pedestrian crossing is permitted, an auxiliary sign such as "excluding the pedestrian crossing" is attached.
- Pedestrian roadAnd roads where vehicles are not planned to enter due to the structure (Stairs,Escalator,Moving walkway,Underground street, Indoors, premises and other pedestrian passages, etc.), the above provisions of "Principle of right-hand traffic" to "No crossing place" are exempted.
- No traffic on private roads (Road lawArticle 48-11, Article 48-15,Highway National Highway Law(Article 17)
- "For automobiles only(325), "For bicycles onlyDo not drive on roads with road signs, etc. in (325-2).In addition, it is possible to pass on roads with "pedestrian only" (325-4) road signs, etc., and "bicycle and pedestrian only" (325-3) road signs, etc.Pedestrian roadSee.
- Prohibition of drunk walking (Article 76, Paragraph 4)
- Drunk drivingIt is well known that pedestrians are prohibited from "staggering on the road to the extent that they get drunk and obstruct traffic."
- The reason why drunk walking is prohibited is that it causes annoyance or danger to other pedestrians and vehicles ().Law Concerning Prevention of Acts That Cause Inconvenience to the Public by DrunkSee also).
European road traffic regulations
Germany's traffic legislation is based on the Road Traffic Regulations (StVO) established by the Federal Ministry of Transport, Construction and Urban Development..
- Pedestrians are prohibited from crossing the road except in spaces with traffic lights or road markings due to traffic conditions..
- When pedestrians cross the road, pedestrians take precedence over vehicles on pedestrian crossings with road surface indications and pedestrian crossings with green lights..
- Pedestrians crossing the road give priority to the vehicle when the vehicle is about to turn left or right on the road..In other cases, the vehicle takes precedence over pedestrians.
- If a pedestrian crossing the roadway sees the vehicle, the pedestrian is obliged to cross the roadway in the shortest distance..
- If the driver of the vehicle sees a pedestrian or wheelchair user trying to cross the pedestrian crossing, he or she is obliged to wait until they have completed the crosswalk..
British traffic regulations are listed in the "highway code" issued by the British Ministry of Transport (DFT)..
- British pedestrian crossings include Zebra crossing (pedestrian priority), Pelican crossing (push button type), Toucan crossing (bicycle signal attachment type), Puffin crossing (sensor sensing type), etc..
- Crossing the road diagonally is prohibited.
- ^ "Athletics Federation / Safety Measures Guidelines" p11
- ^ Example:"29th Nihondaira Sakura Marathon: Holding Guidelines" Competition Rules
- ^ a b c d e f g h i j Reference document National Police Agency, viewed September 2017, 9
- Aya Ikuta (May 2019, 5). “Why are there so many traffic accidents in Japan that kill pedestrians? Ask an expert "I could have prevented it if I had a pole" [Otsu accident]". Huff postJapanese version. 2019/6/8Browse.