Pedestrian operation held recently by HPD
June 1, 2022
On May 17, the Haxtun Police Department, with the assistance of the Holyoke Police Department, conducted an operation at both First Street, Colorado Avenue and Fletcher Street. This operation was conducted due to numerous complaints that the PD received regarding vehicles not yielding to pedestrians in cross walks.
Colorado Revised Statute 42-4-802(1) states when traffic control signals are not in place or not in operation, the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way, slowing down or stopping if need be to so yield, to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within a crosswalk when t...