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LETTER: Message to hotrodder – Accidents take seconds; consequences last a lifetime — 5 Comments

  1. On the same topic, the yellow light is for people to stop. Yellow is for a safe transition: drivers who are too close to the intersection to stop safely proceed. The driver who has moved into the intersection to turn left has the right of way to turn on the yellow light as soon as it is safe to do so.

    This comment inspired by a black truck flashing through at the Sooke Road, Otter Point intersection this morning. The truck was behind me so I know that driver had time to stop. The driver positioned to turn left had to complete the turn after the light turned red.

    The seconds people think they are gaining by stepping on the gas instead of the brake are coming from the other drivers’ accounts, not for free.

    As Al points out, seconds may cost serious injury. I point out the “just” a fender bender is going to cost time and money. Courtesy makes good drivers, not aggression. Let’s all be safe out there,okay?

  2. The person who has moved into the intersection to turn left has the right of way to turn when safe to do so.

  3. The person who has moved into the intersection to turn left has the right of way to turn when safe to do so.The person who has moved into the intersection to turn left has the right of way to turn when safe to do so.