By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness News
June 19, 2018
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- The Georgia Department of Transportation will activate new flashing yellow arrow signals at nine intersections along Bemiss Road in Lowndes County.
The yellow arrows will be activated Wednesday at the following locations:
Inner Perimeter Road
Oak Street Extension/Mt. Zion Church Road
Skipper Bridge Road
Pine Grove Road/Lori Street
Radar Site Road/Robbins Road
Prewitte Street/Mitchell Boulevard
Flashing yellow arrow signals are intended to make roadways safer and more efficient. According to the Federal Highway Administration, the lights can help reduce left-turn crashes by as much as 35 percent.
When approaching a flashing yellow arrow, drivers are allowed to turn left after yielding to pedestrians and oncoming traffic.