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51stovi

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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2013 7:35:28 AM

I leave for work early in the morning (5:15) and sometimes "roll" through the neighborhood Stop signs for convenience and to save a little time and fuel. I know I should come to a complete stop, but was wondering if anyone else does this?
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2014 6:42:02 AM

I can't believe so many on this forum actually do come to a COMPLETE STOP at stop signs.(Not even 1 MPH) I RARELY see anyone come to a complete stop, maybe 5% on a good day.
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2014 6:04:12 AM

no
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twt
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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2014 4:32:46 AM

Stupid idea. Stop signs are put there, for a reason.
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2014 8:01:20 PM

Nope, I do not
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Duperza
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2014 7:07:59 PM

It's called a California Roll for a reason.
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DuramaxPower
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2014 4:09:57 PM

no
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lilwoof63
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2014 3:06:58 PM

No. I have been pulled over for doing this and thankfully I was let go with a warning. I come to a complete stop at all stop signs. I do not want a ticket nor do I want the points on my license from getting one. Really are not saving that much if you get a ticket in the long run.
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rick_evans
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2014 7:58:45 PM

No! Just yesterday in Milford Massachusetts some jerk rolled her Mercedes through a stop sign and slammed into an ambulance killing the patient.
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thirstyV8suv
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2014 7:40:45 PM

save fuel and to save time
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PhilnTX
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2014 1:26:52 PM

Do you stop at stop signs where you can see 360 degrees and there are no cars around?
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bentley86
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2014 7:46:07 AM

No, that is very dangerous. Please stop, look for traffic and pedestrians.
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51stovi
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2014 7:19:42 AM

I will post this again:
We either have the most law abiding citizens in the northern hemisphere or a bunch of people that are in denial or believe the police will hunt them down and give them retroactive tickets for admitting they don't come to a complete stop. AAA once did a study that showed about 14% of motorists came to a complete stop at stop signs. Another poll indicated that about 53% did so. According to the feedback on this topic it appears that only those that actually stop at stop signs join GasBuddy!
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poetdog73
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2014 1:42:19 AM

try not too!!!!!
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rrtruck
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2014 11:32:21 PM

51stovi, do you often do things that you KNOW you shouldn't do but do anyway? Wait, never mind, don't answer that. Please S-T-O-P.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2014 6:53:16 AM

No..........
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twt
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2014 6:11:12 AM

Stop, means STOP! Nuff said.
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2014 3:08:57 AM

I roll through them all while in shopping centers. I used to stop until reading this thread. Now I realize there is no reason to obey signs in parking lots. Also I've noticed I'm not the only one.
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ScottAdams5
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2014 12:17:14 AM

The traffic ticket you can receive from a police officer will far outweigh the few pennies in fuel saved. So no, I don't.
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krazkar
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2014 11:12:30 PM

No. I roll through because I don't want to stop.
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The_Waysiders
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2014 6:59:18 PM

No.
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Ernman
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2014 12:34:15 AM

N....HNY!
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russells350
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2014 8:29:14 AM

no
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charladan
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2014 2:15:55 AM

no, stop means stop, because of legal and safety issues but I will slow roll to traffic light.
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magpie2013
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2014 5:19:04 PM

Don't believe that your saving a whole lot, also seen to many accidents happen this way. Not too smart.
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2014 7:58:38 AM

no
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2014 7:07:55 AM

Never.....cops give tickets for motorists doing that practice......

I have been there......
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magpie2013
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2014 6:23:00 PM

Only if you are begging to get hit.
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PatAZ
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2014 10:29:23 AM

Only an idiot does things like that.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2014 7:26:35 AM

Never.....cops give tickets for motorists doing that practice......

I have been there......

You always remember about stopping when you get a ticket and you will get a ticket for doing this unsafe practice.....
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davisadm
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2013 5:50:20 PM

NO! It is against the law, and dangerous.
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SmoknFord
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2013 5:36:15 PM

I've done it but more out of laziness than to save fuel!
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RS101
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2013 9:16:31 AM

Merry Christmas
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2013 5:25:01 AM

Nope
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nourdives
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2013 9:38:32 PM

no
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2013 5:06:56 PM

Like roll past maybe at 1-2 MPH. It's been done if(clear-view X 4 visional directions). They need to have florescent painted posts for rainy days for the roll threw'ers LOL.......
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contiki
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2013 7:04:42 AM

No....unsafe practice....
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nourdives
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 10:41:08 PM

no
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StarkForums
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 9:55:47 PM

no
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xotati
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 4:12:02 PM

Yes, for one stop sign only.. its in the middle of no where.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 7:04:17 AM

Never.....cops give tickets for motorists doing that practice......

Been there.........
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 7:02:31 AM

Guilty!!
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 6:29:23 AM

Nope, the PoPo will get you if you don't stop.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2013 6:52:24 AM

Never.....cops give tickets for motorists doing that practice......
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2013 6:36:34 AM

no
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DLL66
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2013 5:09:05 AM

Nope. Come to complete stop. My luck, the local cop see me do this at a distance and it is too late to do anything about it.
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borsht
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2013 11:03:12 PM

I've found that it is not a good habit. One stop by a policeman will negate all the time and money you saved in gasoline by rolling,'California', stops.
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2013 7:14:51 PM

May be..
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pt1KY
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2013 6:42:57 PM

no
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2013 2:24:28 PM

Went shopping last night. I didn't stop for a single stop sign in the parking lot. Sailed right through them. Unless there is a car at the intersection, why bother stopping for a sign?
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2013 10:39:20 AM

No
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