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Title 13 . Public Safety
Chapter 2 . General Provisions
Section 20. Flashing signals

13 AAC 02.020. Flashing signals

(a) A flashing red or yellow light which appears in a traffic signal or a traffic sign requires obedience by vehicular traffic as follows:

(1) flashing red (stop signal) - when a red lens is lighted with rapid intermittent flashes, drivers of vehicles must stop at a clearly marked stop line or, if none, before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection or, if none, then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering it; the right to proceed is subject to the rules applicable after making a stop at a stop sign;

(2) flashing yellow (caution signal) - when a yellow lens is lighted with rapid intermittent flashes, drivers of vehicles may proceed cautiously through the intersection or past the yellow signal.

(b) This section does not apply at railroad grade crossings where the conduct of drivers is prescribed in secs. 240 - 255 of this chapter.

History: In effect before 7/28/59; am 12/15/61, Register 3; am 8/10/66, Register 22; am 12/31/69, Register 31; am 6/28/79, Register 70

Authority: AS 28.05.011

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