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39:4-81. a. The driver of every vehicle, the motorman of every street car and every pedestrian

shall obey the instructions of any official traffic control device applicable thereto, placed in

accordance with the provisions of this chapter, unless otherwise directed by a traffic or police


b.     When, by reason of a power failure or other malfunction, a traffic control signal at an

intersection is not illuminated, the driver of a vehicle or street car shall, with respect to that

intersection, observe the requirement for a stop intersection, as provided in R.S.39:4-144.

Amended 1951, c.23, s.40; 2004, c.92.