Pedestrians running red lights, should motor vehicles be polite?


Giving way to pedestrians at zebra crossings is a concrete embodiment of urban civilization and a legal obligation that drivers should fulfill.However, many drivers in the process of comity also encountered some doubts: pedestrians just on the zebra crossing is far away from me, need to stop?Pedestrians in the zebra crossing stand not to go, have to wait for pedestrians to go first?If a pedestrian crosses a zebra crossing at a red light, is comity still necessary?…The Ministry of Public Security’s new “Road Traffic safety Violations score management Measures” will be implemented from April 1, 2022, on the occasion of the law and everyone to talk about the correct posture of motor vehicles to pedestrians, this makes it difficult for drivers to handle the problem, today once to find out!Part 1 What is the law about giving way to pedestrians?Article 47 of the Road Traffic Safety Law stipulates that a motor vehicle shall slow down when passing a crosswalk;When a pedestrian is passing a crosswalk, stop and let go.When a motor vehicle passes a road without traffic signals, it shall give way when a pedestrian crosses the road.Article 90 of the Road Traffic Safety Law stipulates that a motor vehicle driver who violates the provisions of road traffic safety laws and regulations shall be given a warning or a fine of not less than 20 yuan but not more than 200 yuan.If this Law provides otherwise, punishment shall be imposed in accordance with the provisions.According to item (7) of Article 11 of the Road Traffic Safety Violation Score Management Measures, which will be officially implemented on April 1, 2022, those who drive a motor vehicle at a crosswalk without slowing down, stopping or avoiding pedestrians as required will be given 3 points at a time.To sum up, when the motor vehicle fails to yield to pedestrians, the motor vehicle driver can be deducted points and fined.Part 2 How to define comity pedestrians?How to be polite at zebra crossings without being punished?Define “yield pedestrian” : according to the provisions of Article 47 and Article 62 of the Road Traffic Safety Law, yield pedestrian can be defined as the following four types: (1) when there are traffic lights and crosswalks, motor vehicles should pass normally according to the signal lights, and should also give way when pedestrians pass at red lights;(2) When there are traffic lights and no crosswalk zebra crossings, motor vehicles shall pass normally according to the instructions of the traffic lights, and give way when pedestrians pass at red lights;(3) When there is no traffic signal lamp or a zebra crossing, the motor vehicle shall perform the obligation of evading and stop and wait when pedestrians are passing;(4) When there is no traffic signal lamp or crosswalk, the motor vehicle should slow down and avoid pedestrians when they pass.Take several common situations as examples: 1. When pedestrians walk on the right side of the road crosswalk and do not reach the center line of the road, motor vehicles running on the left side of the road should slow down and pass the crosswalk under the premise of ensuring safety.2. If the pedestrian is waiting outside the separation line of the motor vehicle lane or non-motor vehicle lane and does not enter the motor vehicle lane, the motor vehicle shall slow down and pass the crosswalk under the premise of ensuring safety.3. Where a pedestrian crosses the dividing line of a motor vehicle lane or a non-motor vehicle lane and has reached the zebra crossing, and a motor vehicle fails to stop to give way at the location of the motor vehicle lane, it is an illegal traffic act and shall be punished.4. After pedestrians enter the lane where motor vehicle A is located along the crosswalk, motor vehicle B shall slow down and pass the crosswalk under the premise of ensuring safety;Where A motor vehicle A fails to stop and give way, it is A traffic violation and shall be punished.5. If A pedestrian waits at the center line of the road, does not enter the lane where motor vehicles A and B are located, and motor vehicles A and B fail to stop and give way, it is A traffic violation and shall be punished.6. If A pedestrian crosses the center line of the road and enters the lane where motor vehicles A and B are, and motor vehicles A and B fail to stop and give way, it is A traffic violation and shall be punished.7. The center of the road is isolated by green belt. If pedestrians are waiting in the center of the road, motor vehicles A and B should slow down and pass the crosswalk under the premise of ensuring safety.8. If A pedestrian walks on A crosswalk of A road with mixed traffic of motor vehicles and non-motor vehicles and motor vehicle A fails to stop and give way, it is A traffic violation and shall be punished;Motor vehicle B can pass the crosswalk under the premise of ensuring safety.9. Vehicles turning right should stop to allow pedestrians to pass the zebra crossing and continue driving until pedestrians pass.10. When pedestrians enter the zebra crossing and vehicles turn at the intersection, vehicles turning left must yield.Part 3 Pedestrians crossing red lights, do motor vehicles also need to comity?When a pedestrian crosses a red light, he should give in and be punished.Yielding to pedestrians is the basic requirement of civilized and safe driving.Motor vehicles as a means of rapid transportation, driving on the road has a high risk, compared with pedestrians in a strong position, so it is necessary to give certain rights to the motor vehicles when driving on the road to protect pedestrians.The improvement of traffic efficiency must be based on the protection of personal safety, personal safety interests first.Although it is against the rules for pedestrians to run red lights, drivers should stop and give way as long as they see people crossing zebra crossings.Part 4 What channels can citizens report uncomity zebra crossing behavior?In addition to the traffic police on-site law enforcement, electronic eyes off-site law enforcement, citizens can call the local 12345 hotline to report the encounter of motor vehicle disobedience pedestrian behavior, provide the specific time of the behavior, vehicle license plate number and other information, so that the traffic control department can quickly find the vehicle to punish the illegal behavior.In addition, citizens can also report to the vehicle violation reporting platform published by the local traffic authorities. For example, in Beijing, citizens can reflect traffic violations through the “Beijing Traffic Police Readily take photos” platform, and report motor vehicle incomity behavior.I’m with you

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