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QLD Who Gives Way on a Footpath - Car Driver or Pedestrian?

Discussion in 'Traffic Law Forum' started by Dan Phillips, 15 February 2015.

  1. Dan Phillips

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    Suppose a driver of a car wants to enter or leave a property via a driveway, thus crossing the footpath, and suppose that at the same time a pedestrian wants to cross the driveway, walking in the direction of the footpath.

    Who must give way to whom in this case?

    I ask this because the above situation happened to me where I was the pedestrian. The driver of a van who wanted to enter a property honked his horn at me with the implication that I should give way to him, whereas I assumed I had right of way and he should have given way to me.
     
  2. Ponala

    Ponala Well-Known Member

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    You are right. Footpath is a road related area.

     
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  3. Dan Phillips

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    Great. Thanks, Ponala. That seems pretty clear.
     
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