Village of Ravena, NY
Albany County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Ravena 5-28-1934 as a portion of Ord. No. 4. Section 45-5 added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 98.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 110.
All riders of bicycles, tricycles or similar vehicles shall give an alarm by bell, whistle or otherwise which may be heard 100 feet distant when about to pass pedestrians and when about to pass other vehicles.
It shall not be lawful to ride such bicycles, tricycles or similar vehicles at a greater rate of speed than 20 miles per hour on any of the public highways, streets, avenues or public places in the village.
No person shall coast or proceed by inertia or momentum with the feet off the pedals of any bicycle, tricycle or similar vehicle on any of the highways, streets, avenues or public places in said village unless such vehicle is kept under the control of such rider by the use of a good and sufficient brake, and the rate of speed fixed by § 45-2 shall not be exceeded.
No person shall ride any bicycle, tricycle or similar vehicle upon the sidewalks within the limits of the village.
Any person committing an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable for each offense by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.