City of Haverhill, MA
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Haverhill as Ch. 5 of the 1963 City Code (Ch. 113 of the 1980 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Skateboards and skates — See Ch. 222, Art. X.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 240.

§ 113-1 Applicability.

This chapter shall apply only to a bicycle at least one wheel of which exceeds 20 inches in diameter.[1]
Editor's Note: The following original sections of this chapter were deleted 7-10-2007 by Doc. 76: § 113-2, Registration required; § 113-3, Registration of rental agencies; § 113-4, Issuance of certificates by Police Department; § 113-5, Fee; § 113-6, Procedure for sale or transfer; § 113-7, Reports of persons buying and selling required; and § 113-10, Operators not to hold onto moving vehicles.

§ 113-2 Obedience to traffic rules required.

All bicycle operators shall conform to traffic rules and regulations.

§ 113-3 Excess riders prohibited.

No operator of a bicycle shall permit any person in excess of the number for which such bicycle is designated and equipped to ride thereon.

§ 113-4 Rear reflector required.

Every bicycle shall be equipped with a red reflector visible from the rear and at least two inches in diameter.

§ 113-5 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 7-10-2007 by Doc. 76]
Violation of any of the provisions of this chapter shall be punished by a fine of $1.

§ 113-6 Impoundment of bicycle of minor.

If a minor violates the bicycle law, the police, instead of prosecuting in court, may, with the consent of the parent, impound such bicycle for a period not exceeding 15 days.