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Yield to funeral processions or face fines

Failure to pull your vehicle over and yielding to a funeral procession is not only poor etiquette but could get you in trouble with the law.  Several states across the country, including Wisconsin, have laws on the books that require drivers to yield to a funeral procession that is led by a marked vehicle with proper signage.  Laurie Schinderle of Schinderle Funeral Home in Algoma says she has only seen a few instances of other drivers passing or failing to yield to the vehicles in the funeral procession.  

 

 

Schinderle says all cars in the procession will have their lights on and magnetic flags attached to the roof of the vehicles.  According to state statute 346.20, the owner of a vehicle involved in a violation for failing to yield the right-of-way to a funeral procession shall be liable for the violation.  The same statue covers for yielding to military convoys as well. 

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