Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Yielding Right of Way with Signage
Q: I was curious- if you pull up to a red light and you are turning right and there is a yield sign do you have to come to come to a complete stop as well as yield the right of way?

A:I am assuming you are referring to a situation where there is a yield sign on a right turn lane, usually with a traffic light. The traffic light is the predominant traffic control device, then the regulatory sign. So in other words, the light is the mainly follwed signal. The yield sign dictates you are still required to yield (or stop) for oncoming traffic from the roadway you are trying to enter. IC 9-21-8-31 covers this for you.
posted by South Bend Police Department @ 9:22 PM  

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