Whenever special pedestrian-control signals exhibiting the words “Walk” or “Don’t Walk” are in place such signals shall indicate as follows:
   I. Walk–Pedestrians facing such steady or flashing signal may proceed across the roadway in the direction of the signal and shall be given the right of way by the drivers of all vehicles. There shall be no right turn allowed for any vehicle while a steady or flashing walk signal is being displayed.

Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes 265:11

  • Right-of-way: shall mean the right of one vehicle or pedestrian to proceed in a lawful manner in preference to another vehicle or pedestrian approaching under such circumstances of direction, speed or proximity as to give rise to the danger of collision unless one grants precedence to the other. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 259:91
  • Roadway: shall mean that portion of a way improved, designed or ordinarily used for vehicular travel, exclusive of the sidewalk, berm or shoulder even though such sidewalk, berm or shoulder is used by persons riding bicycles or other human powered vehicles. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 259:92
  • Vehicle: shall mean :
       I. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 259:122
  • Way: shall mean :
       I. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 259:125

   II. Don’t Walk–No pedestrian shall start to cross the roadway in the direction of such signals whether steady or flashing, but any pedestrian who has partially completed his crossing on the “Walk” signal shall proceed to a sidewalk or safety island.