Safer Streets Near Schools Introduce an All-Way Stop

Example of an All Way Stop
All-Way ‘Stop’ Sign Control

All-way stop sign controls are not meant to be used to control speed, but are a form of intersection control.

An all-way stop uses stop signs in all directions to control traffic.  Often, a school crossing, pedestrian crossover, or traffic control signal can be used instead of stop signs. However, installing stop signs has been shown to improve safety in some instances.

Introducing an all-way stop is subject to a number of ‘warrants,’ or criteria, including:

Guide to Safer Streets Near Schools