YIELDING RULES: Must a bicyclist yield the right-of-way to pedestrians in California?

Yes.  A California bicyclists must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians within marked crosswalks, within unmarked crosswalks at intersections, and blind pedestrians carrying a white cane or using a guide dog (CVC 21950 and CVC 21963).

More Legal Questions About Pedestrian & Bicycle Accidents?

Do you have more legal questions about car & motorcycle accident cases?  Return to the Pedestrian & Bicycle Accidents in California Frequently Asked Legal Questions page.