Signals Out? Tips to Keep Houston Motorists Moving!
September 25, 2008 - Due to Hurricane Ike, the City of Houston experienced unprecedented power outages and damaged traffic signals, resulting in many intersections with flashing red lights or no lights at all. This has caused a great deal of discussion and some confusion about how motorists should navigate these intersections. Below is a quick checklist to help motorists navigate through a four- way stop:
In short, you may just have to inch your vehicle into the intersection and rely on each other to be patient and take your time getting to your destinations. If you are attentive (no cell phones or other distractions) and drive with an attitude of care for your fellow motorists, you will know when it is their time or your turn to proceed through the intersection.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.