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SECTION 1172
Stop signs and yield signs
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 7, ARTICLE 29
§ 1172. Stop signs and yield signs. (a) Except when directed to
proceed by a police officer, every driver of a vehicle approaching a
stop sign shall stop at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then
shall stop before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the
intersection, or in the event there is no crosswalk, at the point
nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of the
approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering the
intersection and the right to proceed shall be subject to the provisions
of section eleven hundred forty-two.

(b) The driver of a vehicle approaching a yield sign if required for
safety to stop shall stop at a clearly marked yield line, but if none,
then shall stop before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the
intersection, or in the event there is no crosswalk, at the point
nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of the
approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering the
intersection and the right to proceed shall be subject to the provisions
of section eleven hundred forty-two of this title.