321.327 PEDESTRIANS' RIGHT-OF-WAY. Where traffic-control signals are not in place or in operation the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way, slowing down or stopping if need be to so yield, to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, except as otherwise provided in this chapter. A person convicted of a violation of this section is guilty of a simple misdemeanor punishable as a scheduled violation under section 805.8A, subsection 7, paragraph "b".

         Section Historyarly Form

         [C39, § 5027.03; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79,
      81, § 321.327] 

         Section History: Recent Form

         2000 Acts, ch 1203, §13; 2001 Acts, ch 137, §5
         Referred to in § 321.325, 321.482A, 805.8A(7b)
         Additional penalties for violations causing serious injury or
      death, see §321.482A

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