Arm yourself against ticket-punching po-po by knowing exactly where to stop at an intersection with a stop sign. According to RoadSense, if there's a white line, stop just behind it. If there's no white line but a sidewalk, make like Shel Silverstein and halt where said sidewalk ends. And if you've got nothin' but a stop sign, baby, it's all about your best guess as to where the edge of the intersection is. If that's not enough clarification for you and/or you're in need of audiovisual aids, click the following link. You also might want to consider getting the hell off the road until a suitable donor brain is found.
Where to Stop at a Stop Sign [RoadSense]
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