Module G - Slide 13


5. Maintain alignment and complete crossing

While crossing, it’s important to continue to listen for turning cars since many signals allow vehicles to turn across the crosswalk during the WALK interval. Drivers are supposed to yield to pedestrians, but they often don’t do so. The traveler should use typical techniques to maintain alignment during crossing (trafffic sounds, crown of street, other pedestrians, etc.). If there’s a pushbutton locator tone, it may provide some directional information toward the destination corner. Unless there’s audible beaconing installed, it’s not likely to be audible until the traveler is about in the last lane. However, may be able to hear it and aim for it near the end of the crossing.