'There's A Chance You're Not Stopping At Stop Lights Correctly

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UPDATE: This weekend I was out shopping all over Rochester, and on 4 separate occasions I couldn't make it thru the green light because the people in front of me were so far from the stop line most of us couldn't get thru in time. I thought it might be time for a refresher.

I think it's super annoying and I know a lot of other people do, too. As I was finally going thru a stoplight, I remembered the Olmsted County Sheriff and I talked about this very thing. Behold, the joy of Sheriff T!

Where Am I Supposed to Stop For A Stop Light?

Original Story: November 14, 2018 - When you come up to a light, and you're first in line, where is the place to stop? According to Olmsted County Sheriff Torgerson the correct place to stop is just before the line. 

A surprising number of people will stop a full car length before the crosswalk (and the big thick line notes with "YEP" in the video). Not only isn't it the right way to do it, but it also makes the line behind far longer than it needs to be.

At an exit (52 and 2nd Street, Rochester, Minnesota), it can force cars to line up on 52. Dangerous. Even this puppy is giving those people the stink eye.

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Speaking of driving, this is one of the "must-see" events every Holiday Season. The drive-thru is incredible!

Minnesota’s Longest Drive-Thru Light Show Is In Mankato

The Kiwanis Holiday Light Display is located at Sibley Park in Mankato. The holiday display is free to the public but cash donations are accepted. All money collected is given to area non-profits.

As always, if you have a comment, complaint, or concern about something I wrote here, please let me know: james.rabe@townsquaremedia.com

Top 32 Things that Stress Out People While They are Driving

You hop in your car and are ready to go but then panic sets in because _______.  

There are so many answers that can go in that blank. In fact, you may have had one of those stresses just a little bit ago in your car. Look below to see some of the top things that stress people out while they are driving in Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin.

LOOK: See how much gasoline cost the year you started driving

To find out more about how has the price of gas changed throughout the years, Stacker ran the numbers on the cost of a gallon of gasoline for each of the last 84 years. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (released in April 2020), we analyzed the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline from 1976 to 2020 along with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976, including the absolute and inflation-adjusted prices for each year.

Read on to explore the cost of gas over time and rediscover just how much a gallon was when you first started driving.

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