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You must come to a complete stop at STOP signed intersections to pass your driver's test.

How to Stop Completely at STOP Signs | Pass a ROAD TEST Smart

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Introduction

Hi there smart drivers, Rick with Smart Drive Test.

Another quick tip for Road Test Smart.

I had a comment from ChelZemi.

He wanted to know how long he had to wait at a STOP signed intersection after he came to stop.


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Stopping Completely has NOTHING to do with time

I told him that there isn't an amount of time that you need to wait-- at any period of time--he simply had to bring the vehicle to a complete stop.

Unlike most of the vehicles behind me, that you can see here, they don't come to a complete stop - the wheels never stop turning.

So how do you know that you're at a complete stop? Any vehicle is comprised of two main parts:

1) the body and

2) the chassis.

For the purposes of a road test there are 3 stopping positions at a STOP signed intersection: 1) Before the stop line; 2) Before the crosswalk line (sidewalk); 3) At the edge where the 2 roads meet.

The chassis is comprised of the wheels, the axles, & the suspension.

And what happens is that the body is attached to the chassis via the suspension.

How to Know When Your Vehicle is Stopped

When you brake the vehicle, the body actually moves forward of the chassis.

And just before you come to a complete stop, you need to release the brake, just before the vehicle comes to a complete stop and allow the body to settle back on the chassis.

And then reapply the brake and come to a complete stop.

When the body actually kind of moves backwards--you kind of feel it in the vehicle--that's when you know the vehicle has come to a complete stop.

Correct Stopping Postion at STOP signed intersection

So when you come to a complete stop at the correct position at the STOP signed intersection:

1) before the stop line;

2) before the sidewalk;

3) or where the two roads meet.

 The rules are different for 2-way STOP signed intersections in comparison to 4-way STOP signed intersections.

And I'll put a card up here for you for the complete video on stopping positions at STOP signed intersections.

2-Way STOP Signed & 4-Way STOP signed intersections are different

So you bring the vehicle to a complete stop at the correct stopping position, and if you can't see the cross traffic, or can't see the intersection, then you need to creep forward, treat the intersections as a yield and give the right-of-way to other road users in the intersections: pedestrian, cyclists, people on scooters and whatnot.

Give the right-of-way and then once the way is clear, you can proceed after you have stopped.

Now behind me here you can see there's a four-way stop, and again I'll put a video up here for you for right-of-way at four-way stops.

Because it's a little bit different: first person or if you're in doubt, the vehicle on the right.

After you stop, treat the intersection as a YIELD

But it's a little more complicated than that and the video will explain that so check that video out as well.

Question for my smart drivers: how do you know that your vehicle has come to a complete stop?

And this is going to help out the people who are going for a road test because on a road test at controlled intersections you must bring the vehicle to a complete stop.

Conclusion

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Have a great day.

Bye now.

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