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Stop sign protocol

Published July 24, 2013 1:01 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Re "Fairly ticketed" (Forum, July 12), which equates the importance of cyclists following four-way stop protocol with that of automobile drivers.

The clear difference is that a failure to stop by the driver could result in serious damage to others, while the same carelessness by a bicycle rider is likely to endanger only him or herself.

Louise Ewing

Salt Lake City