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Q: I came across your article when searching for information on right turns on red in Minnesota. While this series looks very helpful, I am concerned that your advice in this particular column may have been mistaken. You wrote: “Yes, you can make a right turn on a ‘red arrow’ if: you make a complete […]

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Q: I read your column, it is very interesting. I’ve got a question that hasn’t been covered in your column, it’s on school bus passing laws. I met a bus just before the railroad tracks, it stopped, of course. I didn’t see any stop arm out, and I don’t think I saw any red flashing […]

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Question: This question is about the right-of-way at an uncontrolled intersection. What I want to get straight here is that I am NOT asking who has the right of way when vehicles arrive at an uncontrolled intersection at the same time, what I am asking is specifically — when the vehicles do NOT arrive at […]

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Q: I know of several roads that have no speed zone signs at all in Minnesota. My question is: Does this go under the Basic Safe Speed Law, or is 55, 60, or even 70 a legal speed for the stretch of road when not marked? A: By statute, the law for speeding in part […]

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