Chapter 10.32
MISCELLANEOUS DRIVING RULES

Sections:

10.32.010    Driving through funeral procession or parade.

10.32.020    Clinging to moving vehicle.

10.32.030    Commercial vehicles using private driveways.

10.32.040    Riding or driving on sidewalk.

10.32.050    New pavement and markings.

10.32.060    Obedience to barriers and signs.

10.32.070    Obstructing intersections.

10.32.080    Limited access.

10.32.090    Restrictions on use of freeways.

10.32.010 Driving through funeral procession or parade.

No operator of any vehicle shall drive between the vehicles comprising a funeral procession or a parade; provided, that such vehicles are in motion and are conspicuously so designated. The directing of all vehicles and traffic on any street over which such funeral procession or parade wishes to pass shall be subject to the orders of the public safety department. (Ord. 79-15 § 10.32.010, 1979)

10.32.020 Clinging to moving vehicle.

No person shall attach himself with his hands, or catch on or hold on with his hands or by other means to any moving vehicle or train for the purpose of receiving motive power therefrom. (Ord. 79-15 § 10.32.020, 1979)

10.32.030 Commercial vehicles using private driveways.

No person shall operate or drive a commercial vehicle in, on or across any private driveway approach or sidewalk area or the driveway itself without the consent of the owner or occupant of the property, if a sign or markings are in place indicating that the use of such driveway is prohibited. For the purpose of this section a “commercial vehicle” means a vehicle having a rated capacity in excess of one-half ton. (Ord. 79-15 § 10.32.030, 1979)

10.32.040 Riding or driving on sidewalk.

No person shall drive any vehicle, or ride, drive or lead any horse, mule, cow or similar animal, across, upon any sidewalk or clearly marked pathway or walkway intended for the use of pedestrians, or any parkway, which is defined for purposes of this chapter as that unpaved portion of a street right-of-way between the roadway curbline and the adjacent property line, excepting over any sidewalk adjacent to a freeway underpass and permanently constructed driveways and excepting, in the case of motor vehicles, when it is necessary for any temporary purpose to drive a loaded vehicle across a sidewalk; provided further, that in such latter instance the sidewalk area is substantially protected by wooden planks two inches thick, and written permission is previously obtained from the city traffic engineer. Such wooden planks shall not be permitted to remain upon such sidewalk area during the hours from six p.m. to six a.m. (Ord. 80-7 § 1, 1980)

10.32.050 New pavement and markings.

No person shall drive any vehicle over or across any newly made pavement or freshly painted marking in any street when a barrier sign, cone marker or other warning device is in place warning persons not to drive over or across such pavement or marking, or when any such device is in place indicating that the street or any portion thereof is closed. (Ord. 79-15 § 10.32.050, 1979)

10.32.060 Obedience to barriers and signs.

No person, public utility or department in the city shall erect or place any barrier or sign on any street unless of a type approved by the city traffic engineer, or disobey the instructions, remove, tamper with or destroy any barrier or sign lawfully placed on any street by any person, public utility or by any department of this city. (Ord. 79-15 § 10.32.060, 1979)

10.32.070 Obstructing intersections.

No operator of any vehicle shall enter any intersection or a marked crosswalk unless there is sufficient space on the other side of the intersection or crosswalk to accommodate the vehicle he is operating without obstructing the passage of other vehicles or pedestrians, notwithstanding any traffic-control signal indication to proceed. (Ord. 79-15 § 10.32.070, 1979)

10.32.080 Limited access.

No person shall drive a vehicle onto or from any limited access roadway except at such entrances and exits as are lawfully established. (Ord. 79-15 § 10.32.080, 1979)

10.32.090 Restrictions on use of freeways.

No person shall drive or operate any bicycle, motor-driven cycle, or any vehicle which is not drawn by a motor vehicle upon any street established as a freeway, as defined by the vehicle code, nor shall any pedestrian walk across or along any such street so designated and described except in space set aside for the use of pedestrians, provided official signs are in place giving notice of such restrictions. (Ord. 79-15 § 10.32.090, 1979)