Whenever an illuminated flashing red or yellow signal is used in a traffic sign or signal it shall require obedience by vehicular traffic as follows:
(1) When a red lens is illuminated with rapid intermittent flashes, drivers of vehicles shall stop at a clearly-marked stop line, but if there is no such line then before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection, or if there is no crosswalk then at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before entering the intersection, and the right to proceed shall be subject to the rules applicable after making a stop at a stop sign.
(2) When a yellow lens is illuminated with rapid intermittent flashes, drivers of vehicles may proceed through the intersection or past such signal only with caution.
(3) This section shall not apply at railroad grade crossings.
Conduct of drivers of vehicles approaching railroad grade crossings shall be governed by the rules set forth in this chapter pertaining to such railroad grade crossings.
State law reference--Similar provisions, R.R.S. 1943, 60-6,122 to 60-6,128.