How can we get stop signs installed along our street?
Installation of any signage must follow the guidelines and criteria set forth in the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD). Per the TMUTCD, a stop sign should not be installed unless one of the following conditions is met:

  • Intersection of the less important road with main road where application of the normal right-of-way rule would not apply
  • Street entering a through street
  • Unsignalized intersection in a signalized area
  • High speed, restrictive view, or accident records indicate that a need for control by the stop speed As for speed control, it may surprise you to learn that adding stop signs will not necessarily slow drivers down or increase safety at an intersection. In fact, in some cases, especially when the stop signs do not seem to be needed, some drivers become careless about stopping. For that reason, the TMUTCD states stop signs should not be used for speed control.
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