New California Law Means No More Jaywalking Tickets During Countdown
Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 390, authored by Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), to protect pedestrians by what one lawmaker claimed was an “outdated state crossing signal law that has resulted in people on foot being unfairly punished and financially overburdened.”
According to an analysis by the State Assembly, the bill “Authorizes pedestrians to enter a crosswalk when the countdown symbol is displayed provided the crossing is completed before the countdown ends.”
So, in other words, cross the street before the countdown reaches zero.
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