2020 Indiana Code
Title 9. Motor Vehicles
Article 21. Traffic Regulation
Chapter 3. Traffic Control Signals
9-21-3-8. Red or Yellow Flashing Signals

Universal Citation: IN Code § 9-21-3-8 (2020)

Sec. 8. (a) This section does not apply at railroad grade crossings.

(b) Whenever an illuminated flashing red or yellow light is used in a traffic signal or with a traffic sign, vehicular traffic shall obey the signal in the following manner:

(1) Flashing red (stop signal) means the following:

(A) When a red lens is illuminated by rapid intermittent flashes, a person who drives a vehicle shall stop at a clearly marked stop line before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection.

(B) If no line exists, the person shall stop at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the person has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering the roadway.

(C) The right to proceed is subject to the rules applicable after making a stop at a stop sign.

(2) Except as provided in subdivision (3), flashing yellow (caution signal) means that when a yellow lens is illuminated with rapid intermittent flashes, a person who drives a vehicle may proceed through the intersection or past the signal only with caution.

(3) When a yellow lens with an arrow is illuminated with rapid intermittent flashes, a person who operates a vehicle may turn only after yielding to oncoming traffic.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-37.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.9. Amended by P.L.43-2011, SEC.4.

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