Each week, Herald reporter Brandi Jewett answers your questions about local government, laws and other local topics. This week she answers questions about emergency response units and the stoplights on Columbia.
How many light cycles should a motorcyclist have to sit through until they just check both ways and go through the intersection? My record at that one light is three light cycles before I finally threw my hands in the air, defied the traffic signals and just used common sense by looking both ways for a safe time to go through.
The reason there are no longer yield signs on the on-ramps to the interstate is that, over the years, the interstate ramps have been lengthened to comply with federal standards. Therefore, yield signs are no longer needed.
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