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Monthly Archives: January 2006

Traffic lights and signs Posted on Jan 27

Almost everything you’d ever want to know about traffic signals and signs can be found in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) from the Federal Highway Administration. MUTCD defines the standards used nationwide to install and maintain the signs, signals, and pavement markings   …Continue Reading Traffic lights and signs

Primary Seatbelt Law Passes House Posted on Jan 20

The state House of Representatives passed H229, An Act Establishing a Primary Seat Belt Law, 77-74 yesterday. This bill would allow law enforcement officers to stop a car based solely on lack of seatbelt use, whereas the current law requires a separate offense to merit   …Continue Reading Primary Seatbelt Law Passes House