Title 31
Motor and Other Vehicles

Chapter 18

R.I. Gen. Laws § 31-18-4

§ 31-18-4. Overtaking of vehicle stopped for pedestrian.

(a) Whenever any vehicle is stopped at a marked crosswalk or at any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection to permit a pedestrian to cross the roadway, the driver of any other vehicle approaching from the rear shall not overtake and pass the stopped vehicle.

(b) Whenever there are no markings to the contrary, there shall be a presumption that there is an unmarked crosswalk at any intersection.

History of Section.
P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 29, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 31-18-4; P.L. 1999, ch. 383, § 5.