Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have a question about policing or the law? You may be able to find the answer here.
Through our frequently asked questions section we aim to help you find the answers you need without having to call us to ask for information. We've provided answers to questions on a range of topics which are regularly asked of police forces up and down the country.
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Yes they do, it is an offence not to give precedence to a pedestrian on a zebra crossing.
If the pedestrian is on the carriageway on the zebra crossing, before any part of the vehicle has entered the crossing, the pedestrian has right of way. If the zebra crossing has a traffic island in the middle, you must treat this as two crossings.