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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1954 NO. 366 > Dec 17 1954

1. County could be held liable for damages resulting from the removal of stop signs deemed unnecessary by county officials. 2. An avoidance of liability for the removal of stop signs will be dependent upon the usual defenses to negligence, no procedure for avoidance of liability can be recommended except the giving of adequate warning to highway users.