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If you must leave the roadway and drive on the shoulder in an emergency situation, you should _____________.

A Stay on the shoulder until your vehicle has stopped, if possible

If you must drive onto the shoulder to avoid a hazard, do so until you come to a complete stop, then signal, check your mirrors, and rejoin traffic. At speeds greater than 20 mph, avoid braking on the shoulder. If at all possible, keep one set of wheels on the surface to aid control.