CHAPTER 12-400. RIGHT-OF-WAY REGULATIONS AND PENALTIES
§12-407. Stop When Traffic Obstructed.
(1) No operator shall enter an intersection or crosswalk unless there
is sufficient space beyond such intersection or crosswalk in the direction in
which he is proceeding to accommodate his vehicle or street car without
obstructing the passage of other vehicular traffic or pedestrians,
notwithstanding any traffic-control signal indication to proceed.
all intersections designated by ordinance as "Don’t Block The Box"
intersections, the Department shall, at the
of the Streets
Commissioner, paint stripes on the cartway indicating the area of the
intersection into which a vehicle should not enter unless there is sufficient
space beyond such area to accommodate the vehicle without obstructing other
vehicles or pedestrians. The Department shall also, at the discretion of the
Streets Commissioner, erect "Don’t Block The Box" signs at each such
intersection, which signs shall set forth the penalty for violation of this