Examples of jaywalk in a Sentence
The police officer warned us not to jaywalk.
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It is also being used by local governments to discourage behaviors like jaywalking.
Obsessive coaches can order their players to stop dwelling on their successes and failures after one day of celebration or mourning, but such policies are no more easily enforced than are jaywalking ordinances.
Seattle police issued 1,710 jaywalking tickets from 2010 to 2016, with totals dropping steadily each year.
Earlier this year, a police officer was captured on video punching a pedestrian in Del Paso Heights after the man allegedly jaywalked.
In his appeal, Burnand wrote that there are already too many businesses licensed to sell or serve alcohol in the area and that a lack of adequate parking has led to people jaywalking regularly across Bristol Street.
Other rules, anecdotally, fall into the same category as jaywalking.
The data show that men are ticketed for jaywalking 2 ½ times more than women.
Earlier this year, a Sacramento officer was videotaped repeatedly punching Nandi Cain, a young black man accused of jaywalking.
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