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Tuesday Traffic Tidbit – Stop Before Entering a Roadway

Section 257.652 of the Michigan Motor Vehicle Code states that all vehicles entering a roadway from a private road, alley or driveway must STOP and yield the right-of-way to vehicles approaching on the roadway.

Section 257.648 further states that a signal shall be used indicating which direction you will be turning onto the roadway. This applies to bicycles also. Bicycles must follow the same law and STOP and YIELD right-of-way when entering a roadway and use hand signals indicating bikers directional intent.