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Failure to Obey/Yield Sign

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who fails to bring his vehicle to a stop immediately before entering a highway from a side road when there is traffic approaching on such highway within 500 feet of such point of entrance, unless

  • A “Yield Right-of-Way” sign is posted or
  • where such sign is posted, fails, upon entering such highway, to yield the right-of-way to the driver of a vehicle approaching on such highway from either direction.

Failure to yield is punished identically to reckless driving.

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