Nebraska Revised Statute 60-6,156

Chapter 60 Section 6,156

60-6,156.

Pedestrians on highways and roadways; sidewalks and shoulders.

(1) Where a sidewalk is provided and its use is practicable, it shall be unlawful for any pedestrian to walk along and upon an adjacent roadway or shoulder.

(2) Where a sidewalk is not available and a shoulder is available, any pedestrian walking along and upon a highway shall walk only on the shoulder as far as practicable from the edge of the roadway.

(3) Where neither a sidewalk nor a shoulder is available, any pedestrian who walks along and upon a highway shall walk as near as practicable to the edge of the roadway and, if on a two-way roadway, shall walk only on the left side of such roadway.

Source

  • Laws 1973, LB 45, § 46;
  • R.S.1943, (1988), § 39-646;
  • Laws 1993, LB 370, § 252.

Annotations

  • Violation of a statute is not negligence per se, but is merely evidence of negligence. Vanek v. Prohaska, 233 Neb. 848, 448 N.W.2d 573 (1989).

  • Where plaintiff is discovered walking on the traveled portion of the highway at the time of an accident, violation of a statute is not negligence per se but merely evidence of negligence. Hurlbut v. Landgren, 200 Neb. 413, 264 N.W.2d 174 (1978).