Chapter 10.10


10.10.010    Avoidance of intersection.

10.10.020    Inattentive driving.

10.10.030    Violation – Penalty.

10.10.010 Avoidance of intersection.

It is unlawful for any person operating a motor vehicle on City streets or highways to make a left or right-hand turn upon approaching or leaving an intersection and to proceed across any private property for the purpose of avoiding the intersection, or any traffic control device controlling the intersection, unless so directed by lawful authority. [Ord. 98-0040 § 2.]

10.10.020 Inattentive driving.

It is unlawful for any person to operate a motor vehicle within the City in an inattentive manner. For the purposes of this section, “inattentive manner” means the operation of a motor vehicle in a manner which evidences a lack of degree of attentiveness required to safely operate the vehicle under the prevailing conditions, including but not limited to the nature and condition of the roadway, presence of other traffic, presence of pedestrians, and weather conditions. The offense of operating a motor vehicle in an inattentive manner shall be considered to be a lesser offense than, but included in, the offense of operating a motor vehicle in a negligent manner. [Ord. 98-0040 § 4.]

10.10.030 Violation – Penalty.

Unless otherwise set out in applicable law or court rule, any person who violates the provisions of any section of this chapter shall be guilty of an infraction. The maximum penalty for any violation of any section of this chapter shall be a fine of not more than $350.00. [Ord. 98-0040 § 6.]