Traffic Stop Tuesday: Stop Signs

Stop signs control the flow of traffic, and more importantly, create safety at intersections for motorists and pedestrians alike. According to Standard Traffic Ordinance 59, “Except when directed to proceed by a police officer, every driver of a vehicle approaching a stop sign shall stop at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection, or, if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering it. After having stopped, the driver shall yield the

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