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Intersection with both a STOP sign and a traffic light?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Atlas, May 31, 2012.

  1. Atlas

    Atlas transmogrifier

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    In the area just north of Milwaukee, WI today I came to an intersection with a STOP sign and a traffic light.

    WTH, I've never seen that anywhere else, around here or anywhere for that matter.

    The light was green and everyone was proceeding straight through the intersection, but I have a difficult time just rolling past a stop sign.

    Anyone else ever seen this?
     
  2. Folsom_Prison

    Folsom_Prison Brew Crew

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    That's a new one to me, I wonder if they just put the light up and the locals are now ignoring the sign?
     

  3. G23Gen4TX

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    If the light works, obey the light. if it doesn't work at all, follow the sign.
     
  4. cgwahl

    cgwahl Sheriffs a near

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    There a school nearby? There might be a sign nearby that says to use the STOP sign when kids are present or during school hours?

    Could also be a new light and they haven't removed the sign yet.
     
  5. Half-Breed

    Half-Breed ..... CLM

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    Yes, on occasion, usually when a new signal system is activated and the stop signs haven't been removed. Having two conflicting traffic control devices (as mentioned) violates the MUTCD and will cause rear-end accidents to increase at that intersection due to the confusion that has been created.
     
  6. larry_minn

    larry_minn Silver Member Millennium Member

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    Ignore both and follow the directions of the patrolman with the white gloves, whistle, and reflective vest/flashlight with cone.
     
  7. eracer

    eracer Where's my EBT?

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    Is there a camera at the intersection? If not, run it. It's safer and more constituionalistic that way.