The difficulty with stop signs

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One wouldn't think that stopping at a stop sign would be such a problem for drivers. It seems relatively simple, come to a complete stop, look both ways and then go if it is safe to do so. With the poor compliance rate, we should ask is the stop sign the best form of traffic control for intersections that are not controlled by traffic signals?

Let's examine what making a proper stop means and where it has to be done. You may be surprised to learn that the stop sign itself simply tells you what you must do, not where you have to do it.

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Original Article Source Credits:    Castanet , https://www.castanet.net/

Article Written By:  Tim Schewe

Original Article Posted on:   Jan 21, 2020

Link to Original Article:  https://www.castanet.net/news/Behind-the-Wheel/275117/The-difficulty-with-stop-signs



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