Chapter 10.50


10.50.010    Definitions.

10.50.020    Prohibited.

10.50.030    Exceptions.

10.50.010 Definitions.

The following definitions apply to this chapter:

A. “Central traffic area” means the area bordered by and including Chestnut Street from Junction Avenue to North P Street; North P Street to Railroad Avenue; Railroad Avenue to Stanley Boulevard; Stanley Boulevard to Murrieta Boulevard; Murrieta Boulevard to Fourth Street; Fourth Street to Maple Street; Maple Street to First Street; First Street to Old First Street; Old First Street to Junction Avenue and Junction Avenue to Chestnut Street. This area shall be clearly identified by signs that briefly and clearly state the appropriate provisions of the Vehicle Code and this chapter.

B. “Cruising” means driving a motor vehicle on a highway past a traffic-control point, designated by a peace officer, under conditions in which traffic is congested at or near the control point, three or more times in one direction within a three-hour period after having driven past the control point two times within the same period and having been given adequate written notice after the second passing, that passing the control point a third time under the same conditions stated in this chapter shall constitute a violation of this chapter.

C. “Highway” and “motor vehicle” are defined in Sections 360 and 415, respectively, of the Vehicle Code. (Ord. 1787 § 1, 2006; Ord. 1178 § 1, 1985)

10.50.020 Prohibited.

Cruising in the central traffic area shall constitute an infraction. (Ord. 1787 § 1, 2006; Ord. 1178 § 1, 1985)

10.50.030 Exceptions.

This chapter shall not apply to the following vehicles:

A. In-service emergency vehicles;

B. Taxicabs for hire;

C. Buses and other vehicles being driven for business purposes. (Ord. 1787 § 1, 2006; Ord. 1178 § 1, 1985)