Do you use the pedestrian lane when crossing the street?

Philippines
November 19, 2008 7:33am CST
Some of us (including me) sometimes forget to pass through the pedestrian lanes when crossing small (or even some big streets) especially in cities that don't strictly implement them .... just thought about this recently, when I was with walking with someone from the province and I feel guilty about it. any thoughts?
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10 responses
@zhaychel (610)
• United Arab Emirates
22 Nov 08
I still do because I don't want to be involve in an accident due to not passing in the assigned lane. I want to be a good example to children who are keenly observing what adults are doing. To be a good country, they need disciplined people.^^,
• Philippines
23 Nov 08
Thank you for your response. You really raised a good point by mentioning the importance of discipline and setting a good example.
@kokomo (1868)
• Philippines
15 Dec 12
Yes, I always use it as it is the law. I do not want to caught my attention when some MMDA staff is around. And when we follow the rules we might not harm just follow.
@asliah (11149)
• Philippines
15 Dec 12
hi, i absolutely used the pedestrian crossing every time i across the road especially in a busy road such as national roads,but when inside streets like residential streets who don't have many vehicles i usually don't use the pedestrian crossing because no many vehicles.
@mods196621 (3631)
• Philippines
23 Nov 08
I do use pedestrian lane when I'm crossing the street either it was small or big street. I'm feeling guilty if I cannot follow this for I know they were have their rules to implement to us a citizen. Even in the province there were pedestrian lane especially if you crossed along the schools and other busy places. Let us just try to follow and I'm sure there will be orderly and proper way of pedestrian.
• Philippines
20 Nov 08
I do still follow the pedestrian lanes. But it is just so sad that drivers would still beat and occupy even the pedestrian lane. It's not an assurance that the pedestrian will keep you safe since drivers tend to be arrogant.
@brando10 (175)
• Philippines
19 Nov 08
I do cross the street using the pedestrian lane. I see many people don't use it. I guess its a different story for them. On the other hand, If I don't see any pedestrian lane I also cross the street because I don't have any option. LOL
@cream97 (29179)
• United States
19 Nov 08
Yes, I normally do, it makes walking more easier and safer. I like to walk in this lane, because it helps me to feel very safe! I feel like I have the right of way and that all traffic has to give me the right to go first.
@aseretdd (13712)
• Philippines
19 Nov 08
Since i was young... i would always try to look for a pedestrian lane before crossing... because i believe that it is the duty of the drive to stop or slow down when someone is crossing there... and if the don't and hit someone... then they have a huge responsibility towards that person... But if a person gets hit outside of the pedestrian lane... then he/she is partly to blame for that... because that is not the place where he/she should cross the street...
@rainmark (4309)
19 Nov 08
whenever there's a pedestrian lane, i am using it except on the province they don't have pedestrian lane so i cross when it safe. But in the small or big city. I do always use it,it's better to keep safe than sorry. Happy posting.
@eiram25 (1077)
• Philippines
19 Nov 08
i'm a law-abiding citizen so i always use the pedestrian lane whenever i want to cross the street.i don't like crossing or going through the skywalk because i'm acrophobic but in a way,i got used to it.and i think it's better that way so i won't get caught and have to pay because of the violation.i also think it's more safer that way.