New California law legalizes jaywalking

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Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill decriminalizing jaywalking in California. The new law, the Freedom to Walk Act, says you can cross the street anywhere outside of an intersection. Police will still be able to stop or ticket you if crossing the street puts you in danger of being hit. The author of the bill, Assemblyman Phil Ting, (D-San Francisco,) argued jaywalk bills are arbitrarily enforced.
Published 2 months ago · Sacramento, United States

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Jaywalking will no longer be a crime in California under new law

"The Freedom To Walk Act" was signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom last week, allowing people to jaywalk as long as there is no danger of a vehicle collision.

2 months ago·United States
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You will soon be able to jaywalk ticket-free in California

Californians will soon be able to cross the street outside of a formal intersection without being ticketed -- as long as it's safe to do so.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Newsom signs bill decriminalizing most jaywalking in California

Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed into law a measure from a Bay Area lawmaker that would decriminalize jaywalking in most cases.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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You will soon be able to jaywalk ticket-free in California

By Zoe Sottile, CNNCalifornians will soon be able to cross the street outside of a formal intersection without being ticketed — as long as it’s safe to do so.Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the Freedom to Walk Act into law on Friday, according to a news release from Assemblymember Phil Ting, who wrote the bill.The law stipulates that pedestrians can only be ticketed for jaywalking — or crossing outside of an intersection — if there is “immediate danger…

2 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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Jaywalking is decriminalized in California under new law

Pedestrians take note: A new law decriminalizes safe jaywalking in California. Gov. Gavin...

2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Newsom decriminalizes jaywalking – One America News Network

A pedestrian crosses the intersection of 3rd Avenue and 14th Street, one of Manhattan’s most dangerous crosswalks for pedestrians, on October 27, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)OAN NewsroomUPDATED 11:50 AM PT – Monday October 3, 2022California Governor Gavin Newsom (D-Calif.) has signed the Freedom to Walk Act, legalizing jaywalking statewide.The new law will make it legal for pedestrians to cross the street anywhere…

2 months ago·San Diego, United States
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