Chapter 10.36

10.36.010    Driving through funeral procession.

10.36.020    Clinging to moving vehicle.

10.36.030    Commercial vehicles using private driveways.

10.36.040    Riding or driving on sidewalk.

10.36.050    New pavement and markings.

10.36.060    Limited access.

10.36.070    Restrictions on use of freeways.

10.36.080    Obedience to barriers and signs.

10.36.090    No entrance into intersection that would obstruct traffic.

10.36.100    Traffic barriers.

10.36.110    Radios, etc., in vehicles.

10.36.120    Violations and penalties.

10.36.010 Driving through funeral procession.

No operator of any vehicle shall drive between the vehicles comprising a funeral procession or a parade, providing that the vehicles are conspicuously so designated. The directing of all vehicles and traffic on any street over which the funeral procession or parade wishes to pass shall be subject to the orders of the police department. (Prior code § 13.1(8)).

10.36.020 Clinging to moving vehicle.

No person shall attach himself with his hands, or catch on, or hold on to with his hands or by other means, to any moving vehicle or train for the purpose of receiving motive power therefrom. (Prior code § 13.1(8.1)).

10.36.030 Commercial vehicles using private driveways.

No person shall operate or drive a commercial vehicle in, 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 the driveway is prohibited.

For the purpose of this section, a commercial vehicle shall mean a vehicle having a rated capacity in excess of three-quarter ton. (Ord. 882 § 8, 1978: prior code § 13.1(8.2)).

10.36.040 Riding or driving on sidewalk.

No person shall ride, drive, propel, or cause to be propelled any vehicle or animal across or upon any sidewalk excepting over permanently constructed driveways and excepting when it is necessary for any temporary purpose to drive a loaded vehicle across a sidewalk; provided further, that the sidewalk area is substantially protected by wooden planks two inches thick, and written permission is previously obtained from the city engineer. Such wooden planks shall not be permitted to remain upon the sidewalk area during the hours from six p.m. to six a.m. (Prior code § 13.1(8.3)).

10.36.050 New pavement and markings.

No person shall ride or drive any animal or any 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 the pavement or marking, or when any such device is in place indicating that the street or any portion thereof is closed. (Prior code § 13.1(8.4)).

10.36.060 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. (Prior code § 13.1(8.5)).

10.36.070 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 state law, 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. (Prior code § 13.1(8.6)).

10.36.080 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 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. (Prior code § 13.1(8.7)).

10.36.090 No entrance into intersection that would obstruct traffic.

No operator of any vehicle shall enter an 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. (Prior code § 13.1(8.8)).

10.36.100 Traffic barriers.

No person shall operate a vehicle contrary to the directions or provisions of any barrier or sign erected:

(1)    Pursuant to the provisions of any ordinance of the city; or

(2)    By any public utility; or

(3)    By any department of the city; or

(4)    By any other person pursuant to law or contract with the city, nor shall any unauthorized person move or alter the position of any such barrier or sign. (Prior code § 13.1(8.9)).

10.36.110 Radios, etc., in vehicles.

(a)    No person shall use or operate a radio, tape player, tape recorder, record player, compact disc player, television, or any similar device in a vehicle on a street, which is audible to a person of normal hearing sensitivity, more than twenty-five feet from said vehicle.

(b)    As used in subsection (a), "person of normal hearing sensitivity" means a person who has a hearing threshold level of between zero decibels and twenty-five decibels HL averaged over the frequencies 500, 1000 and 2000 hertz. (Ord. 1071 § 1, 1988).

10.36.120 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of an infraction, punishable by a fine of one hundred fifty dollars. (Ord. 1160 § 27, 1993).