Section 75 Pa.C.S.A §3323 is called “Failure to Stop for Stop Sign.” This is the indication that you are found guilty of violating a stop sign throughout Pennsylvania. For this infringement, you will receive be fine plus an assessment of three points on your driver’s license.
Section 75 Pa.C.S.A §3323 states the duties of driver to follow when netting near a stop sign.
Relevant part of the directive read as follows:
- b) Duties at stop signs.–Except when directed to proceed by a police officer or appropriately attired persons authorized to direct, control or regulate traffic, every driver of a vehicle approaching a stop sign shall stop at a clearly marked stop line or, if no stop line is present, before entering a crosswalk on the near side of the intersection or, if no crosswalk is present, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a clear view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering. If, after stopping at a crosswalk or clearly marked stop line, a driver does not have a clear view of approaching traffic, the driver shall after yielding the right-of-way to any pedestrian in the crosswalk slowly pull forward from the stopped position to a point where the driver has a clear view of approaching traffic. The driver shall yield the right-of-way to any vehicle in the intersection or approaching on another roadway so closely as to constitute a hazard during the time when the driver is moving across or within the intersection or junction of roadways and enter the intersection when it is safe to do so.
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