The following was a submission to Patch as a Letter to the Editor. The ideas and opinions presented here, without editing and as-received, are solely the opinion of the author—though the idea of Connecticut having some terrible drivers may be less "solely the opinion of the author" than some of the other letters I've posted.
It is a much too common occurrence that drivers exiting Route 123 onto Parade Hill Road / Forest Street do not yield at the YIELD sign. Could it be that these drivers are not aware of the meaning of YIELD? Regardless of the reason, their irresponsible action is dangerous.
The Driver's Manual of the State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles states:
A yield sign is a downward pointing triangle. It is red and white with red letters. It means you must slow down and yield the right-of-way to traffic in the intersection you are crossing or roadway you are entering.
Let's all drive safely, intelligently and courteously.