Walk on the left side

walking

As spring heads towards summer, and greater numbers of people are out walking and running on Point Roberts roads, it’s time to review the proper way to do it. No, it’s not the right foot followed by the left foot, it’s the side people are supposed to walk on.

According to RCW 46.61.250: “Any pedestrian walking on a [road] shall walk only on the left side of the roadway or its shoulder facing traffic which may approach from the opposite direction and upon meeting an oncoming vehicle shall move clear of the roadway.”

  1. This is great information! Thanks for posting this.

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