Sharing the Road Posted On February 6, 2015 Tweet Facebook Gmail Linked In Pedestrians Drivers should exercise care when encountering certain pedestrians on the road. These include a pedestrian who: Has a guide dog Has a white cane Is using a wheelchair Or other assistive device. Pedestrians on the sidewalk or on the road have the right-of-way Joggers and walkers should use sidewalks and paths when such paths are provided. When walking on the road, joggers and walkers should face oncoming traffic and be alert for cars. In addition, pedestrians who walk at night should wear reflective clothing and try to walk in well-lighted areas.