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19 days left

Is it OK to roll through a stop sign when there’s no traffic in sight?

Yes

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No

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Yes

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Tina Bouthillier
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Tina Bouthillier

omg I do it all the time! while approaching sign, NOTHING in sight so why add wear & tear to your brake pads? lol

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Castle Keeper
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Castle Keeper

Depends..if it is on a normally semi-busy road I stop...if it is in a shopping center I roll through

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Lane Costilow
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Lane Costilow

If you really can see there is no vehicle or pedestrian, it's fine to roll thru a stop sign ... but it's still not legal, so take what you want and maybe pay for it.

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Melodi D
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Melodi D

All depends on the situation.

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Konnee Rexroat
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Konnee Rexroat

I vote yes because it would depend on where I'm going versus how minor the law I break. 9 of out 10, I'm at a complete stop, but that one time it's more important to be where I'm going, then I'm rolling through if stopping at all.

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No

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Kathryn Garetino
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Kathryn Garetino

You can't always tell that nobody's around, always be safe.

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Carl Evans
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Carl Evans

NO! How would you feel if you failed to see a small child on a bike.

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Abby Normal
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Abby Normal

Integrity is following the rules even when no one is watching.

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Shelley Green
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Shelley Green

You can get ticketed. But I have done it. Usually with no on coming cars.

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M Paxton
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M Paxton

You do not roll through stop signs ever. They are there for a reason. You cannot look carefully if your car is still moving!

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Lois J Mallernee Goldberg
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Lois J Mallernee Goldberg

No, because habits can develop over turn and it turns into sloppy driving.

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Jane
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Jane

Nope! You will get a traffic ticket. And it’s not safe.

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Kim scronce
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Kim scronce

It's against the driving laws. We have red light cameras in Florida to

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Tammy Crumpacker
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Tammy Crumpacker

I see it all the time, but for safety and proper driving, I always stop.

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Catherine Wood Alexander
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Catherine Wood Alexander

Unfortunately its not, although i wish it was lol.

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Diane E Roe
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Diane E Roe

No it is not ok to roll through a stop sign. Emergency only if its safe.

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Traci Snow
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Traci Snow

A stop sign is up for a reason. It's always good to assume that you may not see something than to drive through the sign.

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Stanley Dsouza
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Stanley Dsouza

Technically you need to come to a full stop and look around both sides. All of this should take a minimum of 4 seconds. You are not going to miss much by saving on 4 seconds or a minute. You may however avoid a traffic ticket or worse still a very serious accident.

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Betsy Milan
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Betsy Milan

No! This is an invitation to disaster.

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Kathleen Moffitt
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Kathleen Moffitt

NO - you need to make sure you are really stopped to look for cars and pedestrians. People who are rolling through usually look in just one direction while there may be a pedestrian on the other side. Rolling through stop signs is just another symptom of the "I am more important than everything"

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Sherri Kramerson
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Sherri Kramerson

iT IS DANGEROUS...YOU MUST DRIVE SAFELY AT ALL TIMES , AND BE AWARE OF OTHERS DOING JUST THE SAME THING...AND CRASHING INTO OTHER MOTORISTS OR PEDESTRIANS FOR THEIR STUPIDITY AND CARELESSNESS, MAYBE EVEN TAKING A LIVE OR MAMING SOMEONE.

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Bonnie Batten
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Bonnie Batten

It would be a bad habit to get into. It would take just a few seconds to stop.

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Katherine Hardney
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Katherine Hardney

I am just one of those people. Stop at stop signs but color outside the lines in all other areas of life!

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Julie Brantley
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Julie Brantley

because it will rewire our brain's hard-drive to where we might roll through one when there IS traffic -

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rover6rover
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rover6rover

In a limited number of cases with good visibility and no vehicles or pedestrians around you might not come to an absolute complete stop, but you must hit the brakes and slow to the barest crawl. Anyone around? Stop like you learned in driver's ed.

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Ry Kali
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Ry Kali

You make a full stop before the crosswalk line (or stop sign, if no line). Pause for 2 seconds while scanning all directions. Then, go. If you cannot see traffic from that there, you can make an additional visual stop. The visual stop is done after the legal stop, not in place of it. Always be safe!

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Angela Callahan
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Angela Callahan

The law specifies a complete stop at all times. I have seen cars come from nowhere that could have caused a crash

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Patty Kline
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Patty Kline

You might miss seeing something else, like a small animal or child or other pedestrian. Take a few seconds to be cautious and safe.

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Beth Holland
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Beth Holland

Once you push a little, you can start to develop a habit.

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Anne Hall
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Anne Hall

It's the safe and lawful thing to do.

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Bill Neet
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Bill Neet

Habit driving rules apply

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Robert Davidson
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Robert Davidson

Imagine if everyone did this

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