City of Vineland, NJ
Cumberland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Vineland 5-13-1986 by Ord. No. 86-27 (Ch. 175 of the 1990 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Police department — See Ch. 123.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 630.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 694.
[Amended 5-26-1987 by Ord. No. 87-20; 3-24-1998 by Ord. No. 98-22]
No person shall ride or operate a skateboard, unicycle, bicycle, tricycle, motorized bicycle or similar machine on the sidewalks which are located on either side of Landis Avenue from the westerly curbline of Myrtle Street to the easterly curbline of West Avenue. This prohibition shall not apply to a person who walks a unicycle, bicycle, tricycle or motorized bicycle along or upon the sidewalks of either side of Landis Avenue in order to wheel said unicycle, bicycle, tricycle or motorized bicycle to a public street, to a vehicle or to cross the area where riding is prohibited, nor shall it apply to any person who carries a skateboard for the same purpose. This section shall not apply to members of the Bicycle Patrol Unit of the City of Vineland Police Department.
[Amended 5-26-1987 by Ord. No. 87-20; 10-27-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-68]
In order to properly notify the public of the prohibition against riding bicycles or similar instrumentalities or using skateboards on the sidewalks of either side of Landis Avenue as set forth in § 239-1 of this chapter, the Department of Public Works shall place proper signage along the sidewalks on either side of Landis Avenue, with not fewer than one sign on each block.
[Added 2-12-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-5[1]]
The City of Vineland hereby adopts the New Jersey Bicycling Manual to provide information required by bicyclists to ride on roadways and other public places within the City where such operation is permissible and incorporates the same herein by reference. The New Jersey Bicycling Manual shall be on file in the office of the Clerk.
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also redesignated former § 239-3 as § 239-7.
[Added 2-12-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-5]
All persons under the age of 17 shall adhere to the requirement to wear helmets in accordance with N.J.S.A. 39:4-10.1. This requirement shall include the operation by persons under the age of 17 riding bicycles, roller and inline skates, skateboards and similar nonmotorized vehicles.
[Added 2-12-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-5]
All persons under the age of 17 riding a bicycle, roller and inline skates, or skateboards required to wear a helmet shall wear a helmet which meets the standards of the American National Standards Institute ANSI Z-90.4 bicycle helmet or Snell Memorial Foundation 1990 standard, as amended, for protective headgear of use in bicycling. In addition thereto, when riding after sundown and/or in the rain, said helmet shall be equipped with reflective tape or other materials adhered to the helmet in the front, sides and rear thereof. Alternatively, or in addition thereto, said person riding shall wear clothing which has reflective tape or other materials adhered thereto in the front, sides and rear thereof so it is visible from all distances within 50 feet to the rear when directly in front of lawful upper beams of head lamps on a motor vehicle.
[Added 2-12-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-5]
All bicycles when operated after sundown and/or while raining shall be equipped with a lamp on the front which shall emit a white light visible from a distance of at least 500 feet to the rear. In addition to the lamp, a red reflector may be mounted on the rear of a type approved by the State of New Jersey which shall be visible from all distances from 50 feet to 300 feet to the rear when directly in front of lawful upper beams of head lamps of a motor vehicle. All other reflective equipment shall adhere to the requirements of the New Jersey Bicycling Manual.
[Amended 10-27-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-68; 2-12-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-5]
Any person, firm or corporation violating the bicycle helmet requirements in § 239-4 herein shall be subject to fines and penalties as provided in N.J.S.A. 39:4-10.2. Any violations of other portions of this chapter, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, General Penalty.