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Know when to yield

Once again, I almost got creamed driving home from Tarentum Bridge Road.

It was just past the intersection at the Taco Bell (heading toward the Route 56 bypass) where the right lane ends after the light. I was in the left lane, which continues. The driver in the right lane, which has a “yield” sign and merges into the left lane, didn’t want to yield.

Guess what: You have to. State law requires that, if your lane ends or there is an obstruction in your lane, you have to yield.

Fair warning, people: I don’t yield there and if we get into an accident, you will be at fault and you will get the ticket and I will sue.

Alicia Hall

New Kensington


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