316.1303 Traffic regulations to assist mobility-impaired persons.—Whenever a pedestrian is in the process of crossing a public street or highway and the pedestrian is mobility-impaired (using a guide dog or service animal designated as such with a visible means of identification, a walker, a crutch, an orthopedic cane, or a wheelchair), the driver of every VEHICLE approaching the intersection, as defined in s. 316.003(17), shall bring his or her VEHICLE to a full stop before arriving at such intersection and, before proceeding, shall take such precautions as may be necessary to avoid injuring such pedestrian. A person who is convicted of a violation of this section shall be punished as provided in s. 318.18(3).
History.—s. 2, ch. 89-32; s. 2, ch. 92-296; s. 308, ch. 95-148; s. 17, ch. 96-350; s. 1, ch. 2005-260.