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People in Vermont: Don’t Know How to Drive

February 8, 2009

This is first in what may wind up being an ongoing series of articles about People in Vermont.

Let me start off by saying that it is Vermont State Law that you must stop for pedestrians in a crosswalk. This is particularly important because there are specifically marked crosswalks without any traffic signals or stop signs. They are merely marked by the generic “pedestrian in crosswalk” sign. I suppose that this is to indicate to drivers that there is a crosswalk present, where you are supposed to stop if there is anyone in the street. Essentially, it’s a conditional stop sign. (At least, that’s how I interpret it.)