Penalties for Motor Vehicle Violations Near Pedestrians
DC Code Title 50, Sections 2201 through 2221 and DCMR Title 18 detail how a driver should operate a motor vehicle on the streets of the District of Columbia.
Penalties for some violations are listed below:
|T759||Failure to STOP and give right of way to a pedestrian who has begun crossing on the WALK signal (signalized intersection)||$75 and 3 points|
|T011||Failure to STOP and give right of way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or unmarked crosswalk at an intersection (un-signalized crosswalk)||$250 and 3 points|
|T751||Overtaking a vehicle from the rear that is stopped at a marked crosswalk or at an unmarked crosswalk to permit a pedestrian to cross the roadway||$250 and 3 points|
|T782||Failure to give right of way to a pedestrian on a sidewalk (e.g., alleys and parking lots)||$250 and 3 points|
|T585||Colliding with a pedestrian while committing any of the above-listed offenses||
$500 and 6 points
Criminal charges are possible
Penalty for colliding with a pedestrian leads to a double fine.