Fake stop signs

What’s up with the proliferation of fake stop signs, especially on privately-owned roads and shopping center parking lots? Our student Gabriel Feliciano brought to our attention this fascinating thread on fake stop signs. Our recommendation: in place of fake stop signs, why don’t shopping centers and private subdivisions install yellow signs with the word SLOW instead? (Traffic expert John Carr explains the difference between “real stop signs and decorative red octagons” here.)

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About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.
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