storm (copy)

A police officer directs traffic at the corner of Pisgah Church Road and Lawndale Drive during power outages caused by Tropical Storm Michael on Oct. 11, 2018.

What to do at a traffic light that is not working? It is not an uncommon occurrence here in Greensboro to see a traffic light out. What should drivers do?

I thought we were supposed to treat it like a four-way stop, but I rarely see drivers doing that.

Kathy Bellows

Summerfield

Make sure you never miss our editorials, letters to the editor and columnists. We’ll deliver the News & Record's Opinion page straight to your inbox.

Editor’s note: You are right. It should be treated as an intersection with four stop signs.