53. Use of the highway.

When two persons on the highway are so moving in relation to one another1 as to involve risk of collision, each owes to the other a duty2 to move with due care3, and this is true whether they are both in control of vehicles4 or both proceeding on foot, or whether one is on foot and the other controlling a moving vehicle5. The public has a right to proceed by vehicular traffic on the highway, and, if persons or property on or near it are injured by that traffic, the injured person must bear his own loss unless he