National statistics reveal that one-third of all intersection crashes in the United States occur at stop sign controlled intersections – approximately 700,000 crashes annually. And more than 40% of fatal crashes that take place each year happen at stop sign intersections.
- Common reasons why people run stop signs include:
- Failure to come to a complete stop, referred to as a rolling stop
- Obstructed view
- Distracted driving
- Reckless driving
- Driving under the influence.