Crosswalks – The Rule

Did you know that, under certain circumstances, vehicles must yield the right of way to a pedestrian in a crosswalk!

The law states that when traffic-control signals are not in place or not in operation, the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right of way, slowing down or stop for a pedestrian crossing the roadway within a crosswalk.   However, no pedestrian shall suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety and walk or run into the path of a vehicle which is so close that it is impractical for the driver to yield!

A good rule of thumb is, while driving and approaching any crosswalk, if the crosswalk is occupied, meaning a pedestrian is actively crossing with-in the crosswalk, you should yield to that pedestrian.

The Village of North Syracuse has several crosswalks, which are not controlled by signals, so motorist should yield to pedestrians who are crossing the road with-in those designated crosswalks.

Have a safe winter!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

A Driver's Safety Course is being offered on 3/17 & 3/18 at the community center. Call 458-8050 for details & to register.

Village Youth ages 11 and under are invited to our annual Easter Egg Hunt on 3/28. Check out the calendar for more details.

A Dinner Theater bus trip is scheduled for April 9th. See the calendar and/or call the Parks Office for more info.

Adult Pick-Up Basketball Program to be held at Allen Road School Gym on Monday evenings through May 18th from 6:30 -9pm. Contact the Parks Office for further info at 458-8050.

Yoga classes are held on Wednesdays at 4pm & 5:30 pm at the Community Center. Register through the Parks Office.

New members are invited to join the North Syracuse Community Chorus. Weekly rehearsals are held at the Community Center on Tuesdays at 6:30pm.

Upcoming Events
  • March 30, 2015 – Justice Court Session
    6:00 pm, Court Session
  • March 30, 2015 – Adult Basketball Program
    6:30 pm, Basketball
  • April 6, 2015 – Justice Court Session
    6:00 pm, Court Session
  • April 9, 2015 – Dinner Theater Bus Trip
    11:30 am, Recreation
  • April 9, 2015 – Village Board Meeting
    6:30 pm, Board Meetings
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