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Where Are Miller Place-Rocky Point's Most Ignored Stop Signs?

Stop signs are not optional, but they're sometimes treated as if they are.

There are hundreds of stop signs in the Miller Place-Rocky Point area, but unfortunately, too often are they completely ignored by folks in a rush.

These "stop-tional" signs are the ones that drivers treat more as a suggestion than a command. The ones in which a car comes down the road, slightly slows down and then accelerates through the stop sign.

Do you know of a location where a stop sign is frequently rolled through or ignored?

Share where it is in the comments section, below.


Steve S. August 13, 2012 at 05:05 PM
Every one on Westchester Drive.
BZ August 13, 2012 at 05:10 PM
In Rocky Point, the corner of Sycamore rd & Magnolia.
K. August 13, 2012 at 05:42 PM
The ones at intersections.
Bill G. August 13, 2012 at 05:48 PM
In Rocky Point at Mark Drive and Arthur Ave. Also known as the cut through to Waldbaums.
Captain Howard Hawrey August 13, 2012 at 05:55 PM
Miller Place: Harrison and 15th, Tyler and 13th!
Rich Arleo (Editor) August 13, 2012 at 08:32 PM
Via https://www.facebook.com/MillerPlacePatch: Dorothy Lombardi said, "Voight Hawthorn & Mistle,Magnolia & Mistle, Apricot & Locust, Apricot & King, Broadway & Garden." Janine Pisano-Record added, "magnolia & acacia rd..and then magnolia\hallock landing...I sit there and watch people blow those 2 stop signs all day long."
LI Mom August 13, 2012 at 11:07 PM
Miller Place -Radio and Sunreigh and Radio and Town.
pattyblasberg August 14, 2012 at 12:14 PM
huntington rd and hewlett rd
Justin Time August 14, 2012 at 12:24 PM
Wouldn't it be easier to name the ones that they do STOP at??? Forget the stop signs, what about the red lights????
Valerie Brescia August 14, 2012 at 12:35 PM
I agree Justin....especially the red light part.....my vote - garden and broadway in rocky point.
DSmiley15 August 14, 2012 at 12:54 PM
I agree with Valerie - NO ONE stops at the stop sign on Garden & Broadway - it's amazing!!
Mommy Roe August 14, 2012 at 01:00 PM
Agreed!
Carol C. August 14, 2012 at 01:22 PM
In Miller Place, the corner of Oaks and Manor Drive, the stop sign is invisible to some neighbors! Also the end of Cedar Drive and Pipe Stave, most cars roll right through.
kiddd35 August 14, 2012 at 05:02 PM
As a Runner, it's frightening to run the back streets of Rocky Point which I do 3 times a week on early mornings. Now that school is starting soon, it's going to only get worse. Please people look out for pedestrians and remember the 3 sec rule that I use when I come to a stop sign..Stop..1..2..3........go :)
Gandalf August 14, 2012 at 05:44 PM
Not just cars, but trucks, come barreling down Oakland Avenue towards North Country Road. There are signs at either end prohibiting truck traffic, which are ignored. This has been reported by several neighbors, but nothing is done about it.
MP resident August 14, 2012 at 08:30 PM
That is correct!
Captain Howard Hawrey August 14, 2012 at 11:32 PM
A few months ago while walking my dog a 4-door toyota with young kids blew past me at the stop signs at both Harrison and 15th and then Tyler and 15th. I yelled to them to slow down and obey the stop sign. I got the "bird" out of four windows of the car. Tyler is a dead end so I followed them down the street. I approached the car and asked "what gives with the finger"? The told me "I dont' know". I told them " I would shove that finger so far up their behind the next time that they would taste it" The response: "Go ahead old man, we'll call the cops, and you will go to jail" What in the hell is happening to society where we don't respect the common sense laws and adults doing the right thing? My father would have kicked my butt, and then asked the neighbor why he hadn't done the same!
Justin Time August 14, 2012 at 11:58 PM
Respect starts at home. Most parents expect teachers to babysit.
Captain Howard Hawrey August 15, 2012 at 12:41 AM
And how sad our society has become!!
Justin Time August 15, 2012 at 12:44 AM
Maybe Mick will instill the draft when elected. Seems it is the only way to calm the spoiled brats.
MP resident August 15, 2012 at 05:38 AM
Ah, I'm pretty sure I know this person, Captain. I have seen her speeding by on Tyler SEVERAL times with no regard to the kids on bicycles or people walking along the road. From what I've seen, she doesn't care at all what anyone thinks...
Ranger_Fan_39 August 15, 2012 at 04:31 PM
So... in your world, threatening "4 young kids" with severe bodily harm and injury is an "adult doing the right thing"??
Captain Howard Hawrey August 15, 2012 at 05:16 PM
No, In my world: These 4 young adults would have been smart enough to apologize for running the stop signs and told me it wouldn't happen again. And if you think it's OK for these young adults to give me the finger when they were clearly wrong, you are part of the problem.
Ranger_Fan_39 August 17, 2012 at 07:48 PM
So you are the person who people owe apologies to any time someone runs a stop sign? I never said that they were justified in giving you the finger... many kids today are way too disrespectful, as many were when we were kids. But I do remember also being taught when I was a child that two wrongs don't make a right, so your telling them what you would do and how you would do it makes you just as wrong, if not more so, because you should know better! Stop being part of the problem!
Captain Howard Hawrey August 18, 2012 at 01:59 AM
No, I'm the person who demands an apology from disrespectful young adults when they are out of line. I'm also the person who will accept their apology and hopes the young adults realizes they were wrong. There are way more disrespectful kids today than when I grew up. Just the thought of a neighbor catching you out of line was enough to keep you in line. I don't know when or where you grew up but adults and neighbors were respected unquestionably. I'm 52 years old and still call all my parents friends Mr or Mrs to this day. Keep taking the non-chalant attitude toward the disrespectful young thugs and pretty soon they will be taking over your neighbor. Let me know how that works out for you.
MP resident August 18, 2012 at 02:41 AM
I agree with you completely! There is no respect anymore! The fact that any adult doesn't SEE this means they are part of the problem!! I'm with you a 100 percent on this, Captain. It's a shame that not enough people think this way!!

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