Town of Lexington, MA
Middlesex County
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[Amended 9-23-2002; 6-18-2007]
The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting in the injury or death of any person or property damage to an apparent total of $1,000 to any one vehicle or other property damage shall report the accident as required by MGL c. 90, § 26. Violation of this section is a civil infraction with a maximum fine of $60.
[Amended 9-23-2002; 6-18-2007]
If any vehicle is found upon any street or highway in violation of any provisions of these rules and orders and the identity of the driver cannot be determined, the owner or the person in whose name such vehicle is registered shall be held prima facie responsible for such violation. Violation of this section is a civil infraction with a maximum fine of $60.
A. 
Any person found responsible for any Town of Lexington traffic rule, regulation or order of any article or section, except as otherwise provided, shall receive a civil infraction with a maximum fine of $60.
[Amended 7-26-1999; 9-23-2002; 6-18-2007]
B. 
Pursuant to the authority granted by MGL c. 90, § 20C, any person violating any rule, regulation or order made herein regulating the parking of motor vehicles shall be punished by a fine for each offense as hereinafter set forth:
[Amended 6-21-1978; 5-17-1982; 7-12-1982; 2-22-1983; 7-10-2000; 10-16-2000]
(1) 
Group A: $10.
(a) 
Meter violation.
(2) 
Group B: $20.
(a) 
Within intersection.
(b) 
Upon sidewalk or crosswalk.
(c) 
Upon a roadway in a rural district.
(d) 
Right wheels over one foot from the curb.
(e) 
Less than 10 feet of unobstructed lane.
(f) 
Within 10 feet of a hydrant.
(g) 
Upon a private road or across a driveway.
(h) 
Within 20 feet of an intersection.
(i) 
Upon a street or highway posted no parking.
(j) 
Taxi stand.
[Amended effective 4-9-2009[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This amendment was made by the Town pursuant to the provisions of Ch. 465 of the Acts of 2008.
(k) 
Loading zone.
(l) 
Improper angle parking.
(m) 
Safety zone.
(n) 
Restricted area.
(o) 
Overtime parking violation.
(p) 
All-night parking.
(q) 
Snow removal.
(3) 
Group C: $100.
[Amended 9-23-2002]
(a) 
Handicapped parking space violation.
(b) 
Bus stop.
[Added effective 4-9-2009[2]]
[2]
Editor’s Note: This amendment was made by the Town pursuant to the provisions of Ch. 465 of the Acts of 2008.
[Added 2-22-1983]
Pursuant to the authority granted by MGL c. 90, § 20A 1/2, a surcharge of $5 is added to the penalties above if not paid within 21 days, said surcharge being applied prior to notice being sent to the Registry of Motor Vehicles. Further, an additional surcharge of $10 shall be imposed and added to the above penalties after notice has been sent to the Registry if payment has not been received.
All rules previously adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town for the purposes of governing or restricting traffic are hereby repealed, and all other rules or regulations or parts thereof in conflict with or inconsistent with any provisions of these rules are hereby repealed, except that this repeal shall not affect or prevent the prosecution or punishment of any person for any act done or committed in violation of any rules or regulations hereby repealed prior to the taking effect of these rules.