Some drivers in NJ say crosswalk law is way off base

WYCKOFF - Some drivers in New Jersey say that the pedestrian crosswalk law is off track. Many police officers, however, say that there's more to it that drivers just don't understand.

The Wyckoff police chief wants changes to be made to the current law. The current law states that all drivers should stop for pedestrians in crosswalks. Police Chief Benjamin Fox believes that the state's conflicting road rules are putting pedestrians at risk.

Police Chief Fox says most people seem to know what to do when a crosswalk is painted, but when there is no crosswalk painted, they don't know what to do, which is a problem.

He proposes that the law should require drivers to stop for pedestrians, at every intersection, marked or not.

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