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Rollin' rollin' rollin'

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This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated.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 Chad Mullins' letter "Rolling to a stop" (Forum, July 20):

Just when did it become OK to roll through a stop sign? It doesn't matter if you are driving a car or truck or riding a bike, the rules of the road have always said stop meant stop. Not pause, stop.

I have never lived anyplace where there is more disregard for traffic-control signs by the bicycling public than here in the Park City area. It's a wonder that more riders are not killed or injured. And the motorists are also some of the worst I have seen for "rolling" past stop signs.

It makes one wonder if driver education is not taught in schools, or if the chapter on road signs is being skipped.

Richard Meyer

Surprise, Ariz.