Borough of Palmyra, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Palmyra 8-10-1897 (Ch. 11 of the 1971 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 90.
Skateboarding — See Ch. 222.
Motor-driven vehicles — See Ch. 267.
All bicycles, tricycles and similar vehicles, when in use on any public highway, street or place in the Borough of Palmyra, shall have a lamp of such illuminating power as to be plainly seen 100 yards ahead attached thereto and kept lighted between one hour after sunset and sunrise and shall carry a suitable alarm bell attached to the handlebar of such machine which when rung may be heard 100 feet distant.
No bicycle, tricycle, car (except cars of steam railroad), wagon, carriage or other vehicle shall be propelled or driven along or across any of the public streets, roads, highways or places of the Borough of Palmyra at a greater rate of speed than 10 miles per hour.
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Editor's Note: See also Ch. 90, Vehicles and Traffic.
The Borough Council may, in its discretion, upon any special occasion, grant permits to any person or persons to ride bicycles, tricycles or other similar machines during a specific time upon specified portions of the public highways of the Borough of Palmyra at any rate of speed and may annex such reasonable conditions to such permits as it shall deem proper, and said Borough Council may, under such conditions as it shall deem proper, permit the use of velocipedes or other similar machines by children on the sidewalks and public places in the Borough.
No person shall ride any bicycle, tricycle or similar machine upon any sidewalk within the limits of the Borough of Palmyra.
All riders of bicycles, tricycles and similar vehicles, when approaching pedestrians, carriages, bicycles, tricycles or similar vehicles, shall ring their bell and keep to the right.
Every violation of any of the provisions of this chapter shall render the offender subject to a fine not exceeding the sum of $5 for each offense, and the Municipal Magistrate or other judicial officer before whom the offender may be tried may impose such fine, in his discretion, as he may think proper, not exceeding the sum of $5 for each offense.