Does Delaware Law require pedestrians to walk facing opposite direction traffic when walking in the street?
BET THEY DIDN’T KNOW – see pictures #2-3 & #2-4 below.
CHAPTER 41. RULES OF THE ROAD
Subchapter V. Pedestrians’ Rights and Duties
§ 4146. Pedestrians on highways; penalty.
(a) Where a sidewalk is provided and is accessible, it shall be unlawful for any pedestrian to walk along and upon an adjacent roadway.
(b) Where a sidewalk is not available, any pedestrian walking along and upon a highway shall walk facing traffic only on a shoulder, as far as practicable from the edge of the roadway.
(c) Where neither a sidewalk nor a shoulder is available, any pedestrian walking along and upon a highway shall walk as near as practicable to an outside edge of the roadway, and shall walk facing traffic.
(e) This section shall not require that pedestrians on one-way roadways of controlled-access highways walk facing traffic to the nearest emergency reporting device.
(f) Whoever violates this section shall for the first offense be fined not less than $10 nor more than $28.75. For each subsequent like offense, the person shall be fined not less than $25 nor more than $50.