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Stop–Controlled Intersections

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Numerous safety strategies are available for stop–controlled intersections, including low–cost countermeasures that can be installed systemically and higher–cost geometric design options.

In fact, Systemic Application of Multiple Low–Cost Countermeasures for Stop–Controlled Intersections is a Proven Safety Countermeasure that can reduce injury and fatal crashes by 10 percent.

On this web page, learn about successful stop–controlled intersection safety strategies and methods for implementation.

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