Where Are The Most Ignored Stop Signs on the North Fork?

Stop signs are not optional, but they're sometimes treated as if they are.

There are hundreds of stop signs on the North Fork and Shelter Island, but unfortunately, too often are they completely ignored by folks in a rush.

These "stop-tional" signs are the ones that drivers treat more as a suggestion than a command. The ones in which a car comes down the road, slightly slows down and then accelerates through the stop sign.

With a crash caused by a driver , we want to hear from you.

Do you know of a location where a stop sign is frequently rolled through or ignored?

Share where it is in the comments section, below.

Jen Lew August 14, 2012 at 02:07 PM
Love Lane & Pike Street.
Pam August 14, 2012 at 02:51 PM
Love Lane and the North Road in Mattituck !!!! My daughter and I were hit in 2005 and my jeep flipped numerous times due to a driver who ignored that stop sign.
Erin Schultz (Editor) August 14, 2012 at 04:10 PM
Rose Mazzei Anasagasti said on Facebook: "the Southold Legion and Rte 25 and also Main Bayview and Rte 25, because they used to be yield signs"
Erin Schultz (Editor) August 14, 2012 at 04:55 PM
Daniel Edward McGurn said on Facebook: "Amazing how many locals do not observe the speed limit or stop signs in Southold..."
Gary M Charters August 14, 2012 at 07:39 PM
With my professional experience the most ignored stop sign on the North Fork and it's over sized at that is at the corner of Wiggins and Third Street in the Village of Greenport where the cars are supposed to stop to turn right to get on the ferry line or get on the North Ferry to Shelter Island. If you don't believe me go down and sit there some day!
John August 14, 2012 at 08:53 PM
Any road that has a stop sign on it that leads to a ferry or a bus, that sign is going to be ignored by people from up island who are late.
indy August 15, 2012 at 12:14 PM
Ha! During the summer they're all ignored. As is politeness, common decency, consideration, attention, morals......
Gail Horton August 15, 2012 at 12:41 PM
The stop sign on Webb Street in Greenport where it converges with First and Main Streets at Steamboat Corner. A very dangerous intersection that experiences near misses regularly.
Jonathan Baker August 15, 2012 at 07:36 PM
...and you were injured. You were lucky that the injuries were not life-threatening!
Jonathan Baker August 15, 2012 at 07:42 PM
The stop sign that replaced a yield sign at the intersection of Naugles Drive and West Mill Road. With more and more people moving about here on the North Fork, it is inevitably necessary that stop signs replace yield signs on our roads. Traffic isn't like it used to be...
BOB PALADIN August 23, 2012 at 12:43 PM
how about the INVISIBLE stop sign that allows y all and the day trippers to ZOOM past my house all week and weekend on peconic bay blvd....cant take a walk and have to look 5 times just to get out of my driveway.......
mhorine1 August 23, 2012 at 01:12 PM
Hmm, I do a lot of my running on Peconic Bay Blvd and am constantly amazed at how little traffic there is there.
john August 23, 2012 at 02:30 PM
Kenneys Road and Soundview and soundview and Hortons Lane OMG
Keep smiling August 25, 2012 at 03:13 AM
Wells Road and Oaklawn Avenue......My parents never returned to their home after being hit there. The very next day a 4-way stop was installed at the intersection, however everyday I see vehicles driving thru-also at Oaklawn Ave and PineNeck road. Do drivers KNOW what to do at a 4-way stop intersection??


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