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PeopleAreDumb April 24th, 2016 10:51pm

Is it more common for you to rush through yellow lights or stop at them?

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
04/24/16 5:12 pm

It isn't an either/or. There is only one correct way to deal with them - stop if you can do so safely, proceed with extreme caution if you cannot.

PeopleAreDumb Nursing School
04/24/16 6:33 pm

Good plan, but in your personal experience, which do you find yourself doing more of?

Zod Above Pugetropolis
04/24/16 7:00 pm

Probably stopping, as the yellow is followed by a red that there is never an excuse to run. The only times I wouldn't stop for the yellow are if it is too late to stop, and that is a very brief window. As I approach a controlled intersection, long before I get to it, I have evaluated speed and traffic, and which vehicle I'm driving, and have selected a point beyond which I continue even if the light changes. If it changes to yellow before that I just stop. No drama at all either way.

Vietman manhattan
04/24/16 9:17 pm

For me, I know which stop lights are yellow for how long, and how long the delay between all the lights being red, to switching all the way. Some times I run in the intersection for 1 second as all the lights are red, because I go through 14 lights on my way to work... and I live in Kansas.