The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 002 : Traffic Signs, Signals, and Markings(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 1023)
§ 1023. Pedestrian-control signals
Whenever special pedestrian-control signals exhibiting the words "Walk" or "Don't Walk" are in place the signals indicate as follows:
(1) "Walk": pedestrians facing the signal may proceed across the roadway in the direction of the signal and shall be given the right of way by all drivers.
(2) "Don't Walk": no pedestrian shall start to cross the roadway in the direction of the signal, but any pedestrian who has begun his or her crossing on the "Walk" signal shall proceed to a sidewalk or a safety island while the "Don't Walk" signal is showing. (Added 1971, No. 258 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. March 1, 1973.)