NC General Statute 20-158 Vehicular Control Signs and Signals
The Department of Transportation, with reference to State Highways, and local authorities, with references to highways under their jurisdiction, are hereby authorized to control vehicles:
(1) At intersections, by erecting or installing stop signs requiring vehicles to come to a complete stop at the entrance to that portion of the intersection designated as the main traveled or through highway. Stop signs may also be erected in three or more entrances to an intersection.
(2) At appropriate places other than intersections, by erecting or installing stop signs requiring vehicles to come to a complete stop.
(3) At intersections and other appropriate places, by erecting or installing steady-beam traffic signals and other traffic control devices, signs, or signals. All steady-beam traffic signals emitting alternate red and green lights shall be arranged so that the red light in vertical arranged signal faces shall appear above, and in horizontal-arranged signal faces shall appear to the left of all yellow and green lights.
(4) At intersections and other appropriate places, by erecting or installing flashing red or yellow lights.
How the McGee Law Firm Can Help
The failure to come to a complete stop at a stop sign, stop sign or a failure to yield can result in a citation. In the worst cases where a traffic accident is involved a person can be charged with unsafe movement or even reckless driving.
The fines are costly and these types of citations can get points on your license, which means the possibility of insurance rates rising.
The McGee Law Firm can help you navigate these types of traffic violations in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender County, North Carolina.
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Jimmy McGee handles all type of traffic violations in New Hanover County, Brunswick County and Pender County, North Carolina. The McGee Law Firm was established in 2003.
If you have been issued a ticket in one of these counties, contact the McGee Law Firm for a free and confidential consultation. It doesn’t cost anything to better understand what you’re facing and to get peace of mind about your traffic ticket.
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