Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Pedestrians

Safety education

Silhouette of a variety of people and vehicles in front of a road sign that says Let's Move Safely TogetherEveryone plays a role in keeping our roadways safe. Responsible and positive behaviors help people arrive home safely.

When driving

  • Watch for people walking
  • Stop for people crossing the road
  • Look in all directions before turning
  • Slow down for people slower speeds save lives
  • Before passing stopped vehicles, check for people crossing the road

When walking

  • Be alert for turning vehicles
  • People driving may not see you day or night
  • When possible cross in a well-lit area
  • Stand clear of parked cars and obstacles before crossing

Crosswalk law

Read the full Crosswalk Law from Minnesota Statute 169.21.