Bricker demonstrates the proposed pedestrian hand signal. File photo: 2/15/07
The BTA is working the halls of Salem right now to build support for Senate Bill 573. According to an action alert sent out by BTA lobbyist Scott Bricker yesterday,
“The bill would allow pedestrians to use a hand signal to employ their right-of-way, rather than the current standard of entering the roadway and putting yourself in front of oncoming traffic. It will increase communication and safety.”
The bill has already been recommended by the Senate Judiciary Committee and Bricker hopes to see it move to a vote on the Senate Floor later this week.
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