Sec. 557.130 - Walking On or Along a Roadway (Type I Hazard)

ยง 557.130. Walking On or Along a Roadway (Type I Hazard)

In determining whether a pupil walking on or along a roadway is endangered by a serious safety hazard, the location of a pupil in relation to the roadway, speed and volume of traffic, and length of hazardous section will be considered. To determine whether a serious safety hazard exists in a particular situation, appropriate points from subsections (a) and (b) will be added together.

a) Type and Length of Hazardous Section

LOCATION OF PUPIL

LENGTH

POINTS

On roadway for a minimum of 50' because of narrow bridge or overpass

50' - 100'

100' - 200'

More than 200'

7 points

9 points

10 points

On roadway for a minimum of 300' because of no shoulder or sidewalk

300' - 1000'

1000' - 2000'

More than 2000'

7 points

9 points

10 points

On narrow shoulder within 5' of roadway for a minimum of 0.2 mile

0.2 - 0.5 mile'

0.5 - 1 mile

More than 1 mile

6 points

8 points

10 points

b) Speed and Volume of Traffic

SPEED

VOLUME

POINTS

50 - 55 mph

Heavy

Moderate

Light

8

6

4

40 - 45 mph

Heavy

Moderate

Light

6

4

2

30 - 35 mph

Heavy

Moderate

Light

5

3

1

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