[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Board of the Township of Grosse Ile as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 1-10-1983 by Ord. No. 144]
The Uniform Traffic Code for Cities, Townships and Villages promulgated by the Director of State Police and published in the 1979 Edition of the Michigan Administrative Code and Amendments as published in the Quarterly Supplement No. 5 to the 1979 Edition of the Michigan Administrative Code, in accordance with Public Act 62 of 1956, State of Michigan, is hereby adopted by reference as in this article modified.
References in the Uniform Traffic Code for Michigan Cities, Townships and Villages to "governmental unit" shall mean the Township of Grosse Ile, Wayne County, Michigan.
The Township Clerk shall publish this article in the manner required by law and shall at the same time publish a supplementary notice setting forth the purpose of said Uniform Traffic Code and of the fact that a complete copy of the code is available at the office of the Clerk for inspection by the public at all times.
Sections 5.15 through 5.15g., both inclusive, of the Uniform Traffic Code are hereby deleted and otherwise are hereby amended and modified to read as follows:
[Added 4-25-1983 by Ord. No. 145]
Operating under influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance, per se violation.
Mopeds and motorcycles.
[Added 9-26-1983 by Ord. No. 146]
Section 1.016 of the Uniform Traffic Code, dated March 1981, entitled"Moped," is amended to read as follows:
Section 6.23(a) of the Uniform Traffic Code, dated March 1981, entitled "Motorcycles: protective helmet standards," is amended to read as follows:
Section 6.28 is hereby added to the Uniform Traffic Code, dated March 1981, to read as follows:
Safety belt usage required. Each driver and front seat passenger of a motor vehicle operated on a street or highway in the Township of Grosse Ile shall wear a properly adjusted and fastened safety belt, except that a child less than four years of age shall be protected by a child restraint system, as required by federal and state law. Each driver of a motor vehicle transporting a child four years of age or more, but less than 16 years of age in the front seat of the motor vehicle, shall secure the child in a properly adjusted and fastened safety belt. Enforcement of this article shall be accomplished only as a secondary action whenever a driver of a motor vehicle has been detained for a suspected violation of another Township ordinance or state law. A person who violates this subsection is responsible for a civil infraction and subject to a fine not to exceed $100.
[Added 9-10-1990 by Ord. No. 177]
The Township of Grosse Ile hereby amends Section 4.21 of the Uniform Traffic Code as adopted by Grosse Ile Township to read as follows:
[Added 11-12-1990 by Ord. No. 179]
Bicycles paths: uses allowed.
[Amended 1-25-2010 by Ord. No. 10-02]
[Adopted 8-14-2000 by Ord. No. 294]
The Michigan Vehicle Code, 1949 PA 300, MCL §§ 257.1 through MCL 257.923, as amended, is adopted by reference (2000 Edition).
All references in the Michigan Vehicle Code to local authorities shall mean the Township of Grosse Ile.
The penalties provided by the Michigan Vehicle Code are adopted by reference; provided, however, that the Township may not enforce any provision of the Michigan Vehicle Code for which the maximum period of imprisonment is greater than 93 days.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith and with the provisions of the Michigan Vehicle Code are hereby repealed only to the extent necessary to give this article full force and effect.
The purpose of this article and the Michigan Vehicle Code is to regulate the operation of vehicles, to provide for the regulation and use of streets, highways and alleys and other public and semipublic places within the Township of Grosse Ile and to provide penalties for the violation of said code and ordinances.
A person may inspect or obtain a copy of the Michigan Vehicle Code at the Grosse Ile Township Clerk's office located at 9601 Groh Road, Grosse Ile, Michigan, during regular business hours.
The officer who issues a citation under this article shall mark the local ordinance box on the citation and may make reference to the offense being charged by writing the description of the offense and/or by citing the last three numbers from the Michigan Vehicle Code or by any other manner which would reasonably inform the defendant of the charge.