Article 121 Movement in pedestrian zones. Exceptions

1. Pedestrians are obliged to use pavements and pedestrian zone, except when there isn’t one or it is not practical; in such cases, they may use the hard shoulder or, failing that, the roadway, in accordance with the rules that are determined in this chapter (article 49.1 of the articulated text). This slideshow requires JavaScript....

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Article 122 Walking on the road or the hard shoulder

1. Out of populated areas, in all routes covered by the law, and in sections of town included in the development of a road that does not have space specially reserved for pedestrians, as a general rule, walking will be done on the left (article 49.2 of the articulated text).   2. Notwithstanding the conditions...

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Article 123 Walking at night

Outside populated areas, between sunset and sunrise or in meteorological or environmental conditions that significantly reduce visibility, all pedestrians, when moving along the road or hard shoulder, must be equipped with a luminous or retro reflective element approved and responding to the technical requirements contained in Royal Decree 1407/1992, of November 20, which regulates the...

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Article 124 Pedestrian crossings and crossing roads

1. In areas where there are pedestrian crossings, those who want to cross the road must do so precisely, without doing so in the vicinity, and when such steps are taken, the following rules should also be observed: We see a pedestrian crossing in the middle of the street, when at 50 metres there is...

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Article 125 Rules relating to motorways (autopistas y autovías)

1. The movement of pedestrians on motorways is prohibited, except in the cases and conditions determined in the following sections. Drivers of vehicles travelling on motorways must ignore the requests for passage received in any section of them, including the esplanades of toll stations. ‘Hitch-hiking’ is forbidden, and the driver of the vehicle that stops...

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