Delaware White Cane Law

In addition to laws regarding yielding to pedestrians discussed previously in this course, special safety should be applied around persons who are blind, visually impaired or have physical disabilities.

Delaware Code
Health and Safety
Individuals with Disabilities
CHAPTER 95. Delaware White Cane Law

§ 9503. Rules of the road.

“The driver of a vehicle approaching a pedestrian who is totally or partially blind who is carrying a cane predominately white or metallic in color (with or without a red tip) or using a guide dog shall take all necessary precautions to avoid injury to such pedestrian who is blind, and any driver who fails to take such precautions shall be liable in damages for any injury caused to such pedestrian…”

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