Whenever special pedestrian-control signals exhibiting the words "walk" or "wait" are in place the signals shall indicate as follows.
   (A)   Walk.  Pedestrians facing this signal may proceed across the roadway in the direction of the signal and shall be given the right-of-way by the drivers of all vehicles.
   (B)   Wait.  No pedestrian shall start to cross the roadway in the direction of the signal, but any pedestrian who has partially completed his crossing on the walk signal shall proceed to a sidewalk or safety zone while the wait signal is showing.
Penalty, see § 40.999
Cross reference:
   Pedestrians subject to traffic-control signals, see § 40.180