This Intersection Explains Why Driving In The Bay Area Is Awful

It is telling that the very name for rolling through a stop sign is a "California Stop." This particular intersection in Belmont, south of San Francisco, illustrates again why our drivers are so terrible at following the rules of the road. » 7/26/12 9:30am 7/26/12 9:30am

Rhode Island City Plans to Leave 600 Rogue Stop Signs Standing

At some point in recent years, a ghost in the urban planning machine put up 700 rogue stop signs in Cranston, Rhode Island, (pop. 80,000; stop sign pop. 2,600). They're totally undocumented, and the city can't figure out where exactly they came from. But after an investigation by a specially appointed committee,… » 2/08/11 9:00pm 2/08/11 9:00pm

Illinois Mayor Party-Poops On Hilarious Stop Signs

Planners in the Chicago suburb of Oak Lawn had a little fun when putting up stop signs and now that fun is done thanks to a party-pooping mayor. The signs are the standard issue octagons, but included are funny catchphrases and song lyrics that commonly accompany the word "stop." The hijinks include "Stop In The Naaaame… » 5/02/08 4:00pm 5/02/08 4:00pm