Stop Signs & Traffic Signals

Delaware Traffic Ticket Attorneys

In Delaware there are many different traffic laws that must be adhered to when operating a motor vehicle. These laws are designed to prevent accidents and keep Delaware roads, highways and interstates safe. Disregarding a traffic signal such as a stop sign, yield sign or red light is rarely the only traffic violation you are cited for. Many times you may also be facing reckless driving, aggressive driving or driving while intoxicated. All of these are very serious traffic violations in Delaware and warrant the aid of a skilled Delaware Traffic Attorney.

Call me, Wilmington Delaware Disobeying Traffic Sign Lawyer Brian J. Chapman at 302-656-2528 to discuss your case. I have many years experience defending the accused in all of Delaware. As your attorney I will do my best to protect your rights as well as your driving privileges.

Delaware Traffic Signal Laws

§ 4110. Traffic signals.

(a) Whenever a flashing red, yellow or green signal is used in a traffic signal or with a traffic sign, it shall require obedience by vehicle traffic as follows:

(1) Flashing Red. — When a red lens is illuminated with intermittent flashes, drivers of vehicles shall stop before crossing the stop limit whether marked by a sign or painted line, but if none, before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection, or if none, then before entering the intersection, and the right to proceed shall be subject to the rules applicable after making a stop as at a stop sign.

(2) Flashing Yellow or Green. — When a yellow or green lens is illuminated with intermittent flashes, drivers of vehicles may proceed through the intersection or pass such signals only with caution.

(b) In the event that flashing signals are in place and no lighted indication is visible to an approaching driver, the approaching driver shall reduce speed and prepare to yield to other vehicles in or approaching the intersection. If facing a stop sign, the approaching driver shall stop and proceed as from a stop sign.

(c) This section shall not apply at railroad grade crossings.

Consequences of Disregarding Delaware Traffic Signals

If you are convicted of a serious traffic offense, or offenses, in Delaware you will be at risk for having your drivers license suspended, your insurance premiums may skyrocket, your insurance company may cancel your policy and you may face jail time. Attempting to represent yourself can end horribly for you hence it being a wise decision to enlist the id of a Delaware Traffic Offense Attorney.

Call a Lawyer for a Free Consultation

Please call me, Wilmington Delaware Disregarding Traffic Sign Lawyer Brian J. Chapman at 302-656-2528 to discuss your case and how to keep your drivers license. You can also email Newark Delaware Failure To Obey Traffic Signal Attorney Brian J. Chapman here.