Chapter 10.48


10.48.010  Driving through funeral procession.

10.48.020  Commercial vehicle in private driveway.

10.48.030  Commercial vehicle defined.

10.48.040  Driving on sidewalk.

10.48.050  Excessive acceleration.

10.48.060  Driving on fresh pavement.

10.48.070  Sign and barrier obedience.

10.48.080  Obstructing intersections.

10.48.090  Limited access roadways.

10.48.010 Driving through funeral procession.

No operator of any vehicle shall drive between the vehicles comprising a funeral procession or a parade; provided, that such vehicles 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 police department. (Ord. 74-6 § 8, 1974)

10.48.020 Commercial vehicle in private driveway.

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. (Ord. 74-6 § 8.2, 1974)

10.48.030 Commercial vehicle defined.

For the purposes of this chapter, a “commercial vehicle” shall mean a vehicle having a rated capacity in excess of three-quarter ton. (Ord. 74-6 § 8.2, 1974)

10.48.040 Driving on sidewalk.

No person shall ride, drive, propel, or cause to be propelled any vehicle or animal across or upon any sidewalk except over permanently constructed driveways and except when it is necessary for any temporary purpose to drive a loaded vehicle across a sidewalk; provided, that such sidewalk area shall be substantially protected by wooden planks two inches thick, and written permission be previously obtained from the city traffic engineer. Such wooden planks shall not be permitted to remain upon such sidewalk area during the hours from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. (Ord. 74-6 § 8.5, 1974)

10.48.050 Excessive acceleration.

It is unlawful for any person in operating a motor vehicle within the city to so accelerate the same as to cause audible noise by tire friction on pavement or to cause the tires of said vehicle to leave skid marks upon the pavement except when such acceleration is reasonably necessary to avoid collision. (Ord. 74-6 § 8.6, 1974)

10.48.060 Driving on fresh pavement.

No person shall ride or drive any animal or vehicle over or across any newly made pavement or freshly painted markings 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 markings, or when any such device is in place indicating that the street or any portion thereof is closed. (Ord. 74-6 § 8.7, 1974)

10.48.070 Sign and barrier obedience.

Except as otherwise permitted by this code, no person, public utility, or department of the city shall erect or place any barrier or sign on any street unless of a type approved by the city manager. No person shall disobey the instructions of, remove, tamper with, or destroy any barrier or sign lawfully placed on any city street by any person, public utility or by any department of this city. (Ord. 99-08 § 1, 1999; Ord. 74-6 § 8.8, 1974)

10.48.080 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 indicator to proceed. (Ord. 74-6 § 8.9, 1974)

10.48.090 Limited access roadways.

No person shall drive a vehicle onto or from any limited access roadway except at such entrances and exits as are lawfully established. (Ord. 74-6 § 8.10, 1974)