Motor and Other Vehicles

Special Stops Required

SECTION 31-20-9

§ 31-20-9. Obedience to stop signs.

Every driver of a vehicle approaching a stop sign shall stop before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection. In the event there is no crosswalk, the driver shall stop at a clearly marked stop line, but if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting highway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting highway before entering the intersection, except when directed to proceed by a police officer or traffic control signal. Violations of this section are subject to fines enumerated in § 31-41.1-4.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 31, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 31-20-9; P.L. 2002, ch. 292, § 117.)