Village of Massena, NY
St. Lawrence County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Massena 9-22-1969 as Ch. 10 of the 1969 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall ride any bicycle or tricycle upon the sidewalks upon any of the streets within said Village; every person riding any bicycle or tricycle upon any of the streets within said Village shall give a warning by bell, whistle or horn which shall be heard 100 feet distant when about to meet or pass pedestrians, or when about to meet or pass other vehicles; no person shall ride any bicycle or tricycle upon any of the public streets within the limits of said Village unless there shall be attached thereto or carried therewith a light of such illuminating power as to be plainly seen 200 feet ahead and kept lighted between one hour after sunset and one hour before sunrise, and no person shall coast or proceed by inertia or momentum on any bicycle or tricycle with the feet off the pedals on any street or public place within said Village.
[Amended 9-4-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2001]
A. 
A violation of any of the provisions contained in this chapter shall constitute an offense punishable by a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $50 or by imprisonment for not more than three days for each violation, except that:
(1) 
When the person was found to have violated any of the provisions of this chapter within the preceding five years, the fine may be of not less than $50 nor more than $100 or by imprisonment for not more than seven days for each violation; and
(2) 
When the person was found to have committed two or more such violations within the preceding five years, the fine may be of not less than $100 nor more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days for each violation.
B. 
These penalties shall be in addition to any other penalty provided by law. The Village may also seek injunctive relief to prevent the continued violation of this chapter.