City of O'Fallon, MO
St. Charles County
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Section 305.010 Duty of The Police Department.

[R.O. 2007 §305.010]
The O'Fallon Police Department shall enforce the street traffic regulations of the City and all of the State vehicle laws applicable to street traffic in the City, make arrests for traffic violations, investigate accidents, cooperate with the City Traffic Engineer and other Officers of the City in the administration of the traffic laws and in developing ways and means to improve traffic conditions and carry out those duties specially imposed upon the Department by this Title and the traffic ordinances of the City.

Section 305.020 Records of Traffic Violations.

[R.O. 2007 §305.020]
The Police Department shall keep a record of all violations of the traffic ordinances of the City or of the State vehicle laws of which any person has been charged, together with a record of the final disposition of all such alleged offenses. Such record shall be so maintained as to show all types of violations and the total of each.
All forms for records of violations and notices of violations shall be serially numbered. For each month and year a written record shall be kept available to the public showing the disposal of all such forms.

Section 305.030 Police Department To Investigate Accidents.

[R.O. 2007 §305.030]
It shall be the duty of the Police Department to investigate traffic accidents, to arrest and to assist in the prosecution of those persons charged with violations of law causing or contributing to such accidents.

Section 305.040 City Traffic Engineer.

[R.O. 2007 §305.050]
The office of City Traffic Engineer is established. The City Engineer or other designated City Official shall serve as City Traffic Engineer in addition to his/her other functions, and shall exercise the powers and duties with respect to traffic as provided in this Title unless the City Administrator designates some other City Official as such.
The City Traffic Engineer shall determine the installation and proper timing and maintenance of traffic control devices, conduct engineering analyses of traffic accidents and devise remedial measures, conduct engineering investigation of traffic conditions, plan the operation of traffic on the streets and highways of the City, and cooperate with other City Officials in the development of ways and means to improve traffic conditions, and carry out the additional powers and duties imposed by ordinances of the City.

Section 305.050 Emergency and Experimental Regulations.

[R.O. 2007 §305.060]
The Chief of Police by and with the approval of the City Traffic Engineer is hereby empowered to make regulations necessary to make effective the provisions of the traffic ordinances of the City and to make and enforce temporary or experimental regulations to cover emergencies or special conditions. No such temporary or experimental regulation shall remain in effect for more than ninety (90) days.
The City Traffic Engineer may test traffic control devices under actual conditions of traffic.