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Where Are Newton's Most Ignored Stop Signs?

Stop signs are not optional, but they're sometimes treated as if they are.

There are hundreds of stop signs in Newton, but all too often, some are overlooked when drivers are in a rush.

We have all seen it -- and many would probably admit to a stop sign roll-through at one point in time.  

Do you know of a location in Newton where a stop sign is frequently rolled through or ignored?

Share where it is in the comments section, below.

As you add them in the comments, we'll add the locations to our map on the right side the page. 

Doug Adams September 21, 2012 at 12:46 AM
I second Cabot x Harvard.
AmyA September 21, 2012 at 01:37 AM
I agree with this intersection. A child in stroller and a dog on a leash in the crosswalk didn't seem to deter drivers to drive through the intersection without stoping.
lucie chansky September 21, 2012 at 03:09 PM
Jackson Street and Daniel Street-stop sign ignored continuously. How about yield signs ignored- Rte 9 west (in front of the mall) @ Hammond Pond Pky Chestnut St @ Rte 9 west.
STEVE ROSS September 24, 2012 at 04:25 PM
THERE SEEMS TO BE A GREAT TOLERENCE IN NEWTON OF MANY TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS AND GENERAL LACK OF ENFORCEMENT OF TRAFFIC LAWS BY THE NEWTON P.D. IT WOULD BE INTERESTING TO FIND OUT HOW MANY TICKETS OR WARNINGS ARE ISSUED FOR WHAT OFFENCES. I FOR ONE FEEL THE ROADS ARE MORE DANGEROUS BECAUSE OF LACK OF ENFORCEMENT OF THE "MINOR" INFRACTIONS SUCH AS NOT USING TURN SIGNALS, NO LANE DICIPLINE (CHECK OUT THE INTERSECTION AT ADAMS AND WASHINGTON STREETS), PEOPLE NOT STOPPING WHILE GOING RIGHT ON RED, AND A GENERAL DISREGARD OF MANY (MOST) TRAFFIC LAWS BY NEWTON DRIVERS, IN FACT MOST DRIVERS IN THE METROBOSTON AREA. WE ALSO SHOULD BE AWARE OF LOUSEY SIGNAGE AND FREQUENTLY POOR HIGHWAY/ INTERSECTION DESIGN WHICH CONFORMS TO "THE BOOK" BUT IGNORE REALITY. P.S. WE SHOULD NOT FORGT PEDESTRIANS WHO BELIEVE THEY HAVE AN ABSOLUTE RIGHT TO CROO JUST BECAUSE THEY ARE IN AN INTERSECTION.
Stacy Poritzky December 12, 2012 at 03:37 PM
Maybe some portion of the huge amount of energy the Newton police devote to ticketing parked cars because of meter violations could be redirected toward enforcing traffic laws that have more dire consequences.

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