stop sign


: a sign telling drivers to stop and wait until they can continue safely

Examples of stop sign in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Find somebody strong enough to wrest control of the organization from a superstar who has become a stop sign. Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times, 19 May 2024 As the Corolla crossed the intersection after stopping at a stop sign, Sentiesteban T-boned it, police said. Omar Rodríguez Ortiz, Miami Herald, 15 May 2024 And in December, two people were arrested after a piece of Banksy’s work — a London stop sign adorned with what appeared to be drones — went missing. Annabelle Timsit, Washington Post, 18 Mar. 2024 Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office Investigators focused on Medina, the former police officer and a cousin of Villarreal, after he was pulled over on the Fort Peck Reservation, in the far northeastern corner of the state, for running a stop sign in March 2019. Lisa Cavazuti, NBC News, 10 Feb. 2024 Two years after her 5-year-old daughter Allie was killed by a driver who ran a stop sign, Jessica Hart wants to know why little has changed. Stephen Stock, CBS News, 28 Mar. 2024 License plate, registration, red light and stop sign violations were also among the top reasons pursuits started. Lyndsay Winkley, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Mar. 2024 Witnesses told police that Ortiz sped through the stop sign at a high rate of speed, according to Fox 4 Dallas. Stepheny Price, Fox News, 13 Mar. 2024 School bus stop arm violations State law punishes drivers for passing a school bus when its stop sign arm is extended. Brittany Carloni, The Indianapolis Star, 7 Mar. 2024

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“Stop sign.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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