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Signs in Chicago Suburb Stress the Meaning of 'Stop'
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Signs in Chicago Suburb Stress the Meaning of 'Stop'

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Signs in Chicago Suburb Stress the Meaning of 'Stop'

Signs in Chicago Suburb Stress the Meaning of 'Stop'
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'Stop Means Stop' sign

Double stop signs in Park Ridge, Ill., are intended to get drivers' attention. City of Park Ridge, Ill. hide caption

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Tired of motorists who treated stop signs as mere invitations to slow down, police in the Chicago suburb of Park Ridge, Ill., have installed a second sign underneath the regular stop signs.

Park Ridge Police Commander Lou Jogmen discusses the second red octagons at key intersections, which read: "Stop Means Stop."

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