Pedestrians Pedestrian safety is a serious issue. One in six traffic fatalities is a pedestrian. Drive cautiously when pedestrians are near because they may cross your path. A pedestrian is a person on foot or who uses a conveyance such as roller skates, skateboards, etc., other than a bicycle. A pedestrian can also be a person with a disability in a self-propelled wheelchair, tricycle, or quadricycle. вЂў Always stop for any pedestrian crossing at corners or other crosswalks (see page 34). Do not pass a car from behind that has stopped at a crosswalk. A pedestrian you canвЂ™t see may be crossing. вЂў Do not drive on a sidewalk, except to cross it at a driveway or . When crossing, yield to any pedestrian. вЂў RememberвЂ”if a pedestrian makes eye contact with you, he or she is ready to cross the street. Yield to the pedestrian. вЂў Pedestrians have the right-of-way at corners, whether or not the crosswalks are marked by painted white lines.