Chapter 11.15
DRIVING RULES IN ADDITION TO THE MODEL TRAFFIC ORDINANCE

Sections:

11.15.020    Use of coasters, roller skates, rollerblades and similar devices restricted.

11.15.030    Blocking roadway.

11.15.330    Improper turn – Cutting corners.

11.15.380    Driver inattention.

11.15.390    Failure to maintain control.

11.15.400    Automotive sound systems and horns – Excessive noise prohibition.

11.15.500    Penalty.

11.15.020 Use of coasters, roller skates, rollerblades and similar devices restricted.

A. No person upon roller skates, rollerblades, or riding in or by means of any coaster, skateboard, toy vehicle or similar device, shall go upon any roadway except while crossing a street on a crosswalk; and when so crossing, such person shall be granted all of the rights and shall be subject to all of the duties applicable to pedestrians.

B. Any person using such a device shall exercise due care and caution to avoid hindering, delaying, or endangering pedestrians using ways normally open to pedestrian traffic. [Ord. 1999-04-020].

11.15.030 Blocking roadway.

No person may stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle, whether attended or unattended, upon the roadway. [Ord. 1999-04-020].

11.15.330 Improper turn – Cutting corners.

No driver of a vehicle shall, with intent to avoid turning at a controlled intersection or to avoid any traffic control device, leave the traveled portion of one highway and momentarily enter a parking lot, vacant land or other private or public property, in order to enter the traveled portion of another highway. [Ord. 1999-04-020].

11.15.380 Driver inattention.

It is a traffic infraction for a person to drive a vehicle in an inattentive manner.

For purposes of this section, “inattentive manner” means to drive in such a manner so as to fail to maintain a careful lookout in the direction of travel or to otherwise drive without due vigilance for persons or property in or near the path of such vehicle. [Ord. 1999-04-020].

11.15.390 Failure to maintain control.

It shall be a traffic infraction for a driver of a motor vehicle to fail to maintain proper control of the vehicle at all times. [Ord. 1999-04-020].

11.15.400 Automotive sound systems and horns – Excessive noise prohibition.

A. It is unlawful for any person to operate or maintain a motor vehicle audio sound system, such as tape players, radios, and compact disc players, at a volume so as to be audible greater than 50 feet from the vehicle itself.

B. It is unlawful for any person to operate a horn or siren attached to a motor vehicle in a frequent, repetitive, or continuous manner, except as a warning of danger or as specifically permitted or required by law. [Ord. 2001-07-055].

11.15.500 Penalty.

Any person violating any section of this chapter shall be guilty of having committed an infraction and shall be punished by a penalty equal to the amount set forth in Infraction Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction rule 6.2 for unlisted infractions, including statutory assessments, unless otherwise specified by ordinance. [Ord. 2001-07-056].