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(a) As used in this section, “blind person” or “blind pedestrian” means a person having not more than twenty/two hundred (20/200) visual acuity in the better eye with correcting lenses or visual acuity greater than twenty/two hundred (20/200) but with a limitation in the fields of vision such that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angle no greater than twenty (20) degrees.
The driver of every vehicle shall yield the right-of- way to every blind pedestrian guided by a guide dog, or carrying a cane which is predominantly white or metallic in color, with or without a red tip.
(b) No person, other than a blind person, while on any public highway, street, alley or other public thoroughfare shall carry a white or metallic cane, with or without a red tip.
(RC 4511.47; Ord. No. 1684-76. Passed 6-29-76, eff. 7-6-76)