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California Riding on Public Roads Statutes

 

CALIFORNIA CODES
STREETS AND HIGHWAYS CODE
DIVISION 2. COUNTY HIGHWAYS
CHAPTER 2. POWERS AND DUTIES OF BOARDS OF SUPERVISORS

951. Side paths

(a) Such board may set apart on any county highway a strip of land for a side path, and make an order designating the width of such path, and cause the lines separating the path from the highway to be located and marked by stakes, posts, curbs, dikes, trees, or other physical delineations, placed at such distances apart as the board considers proper.

(b) After a path is set apart, and the lines separating it from the highway are located and marked, as provided in subdivision (a) of this section, the use of such path is restricted to pedestrians, riders of horses, and riders of vehicles propelled solely by the power of the rider.

(c) The board may charge the expense of erecting and maintaining such path to the county general fund, the road fund, or the district fund of any district benefited.

 

VEHICLE CODE
DIVISION 11. RULES OF THE ROAD
CHAPTER 3. DRIVING, OVERTAKING, AND PASSING
ARTICLE 3. OVERTAKING AND PASSING

 

21759. Caution in passing animals

The driver of any vehicle approaching any horse drawn vehicle, any ridden animal, or any livestock shall exercise proper control of his vehicle and shall reduce speed or stop as may appear necessary or as may be signalled or otherwise requested by any person driving, riding or in charge of the animal or livestock in order to avoid frightening and to safeguard the animal or livestock and to insure the safety of any person driving or riding the animal or in charge of the livestock.



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