City of Prescott, WI
Pierce County
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A. 
Adoption of statutory provisions. Specifically adopted by reference are the following statutes regulating in-line skates and play vehicles:
349.235
Authority to restrict use of in-line skates on roadway
346.94(17)
In-line skates on roadway
340.01(24m)
Definition of "in-line skates"
340.01(43m)(b)
"Play vehicle" does not include in-line skates
B. 
Play vehicles not to be used on roadway. No person riding upon any play vehicle may attach the same or himself or herself to any vehicle upon a roadway or go upon any roadway except while crossing a roadway at a crosswalk.
A. 
In-line skates may be operated or rode on any authorized paths, superseding the requirements of § 248-15B above.
B. 
No in-line skates being otherwise lawfully operated or rode may be pushed, pulled or in any way propelled by the following means: any motorized vehicle, person on a bicycle or an animal.
C. 
Persons lawfully operating in-line skates upon public streets shall not ride more than two abreast.
D. 
All in-line skates must be operated as close as practicable to the right hand curb or edge of the street.
E. 
No person, while operating in-line skates on a public street, shall cause an object to be pushed, passed or thrown between two or more operators of in-line skates.
F. 
Operators of in-line skates shall yield the right-of-way to pedestrians using the City sidewalks and shall not otherwise endanger themselves, pedestrian traffic or property.
A. 
Any person 12 years of age and over who shall violate any provisions of this article may be issued a citation and be subject to the penalties provided by the deposit schedule upon conviction.
B. 
Any person under 12 years of age who shall violate any provisions of this article may receive an officer's warning along with the following additional options:
(1) 
A warning letter sent to the parent or guardian.
(2) 
Law enforcement authorities may impound the play vehicle.
(3) 
A referral to Pierce County Juvenile Court.
C. 
Any parent or guardian of any child who authorizes or knowingly permits such child to violate any of the provisions of this article may be subject to the provisions of § 248-14 and an applicable bond amount assessed upon conviction.