[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Township of Montclair 5-12-1981 by Ord. No. 81-25 (Art. VIII of Ch. 166 of the 1979 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- HOURS OF DARKNESS
- Any time from 1/2 hour after sunset to 1/2 hour before sunrise and at any other time when there is not sufficient light to render clearly discernible persons and vehicles on the highway at a distance of 500 feet ahead.
- JOG or JOGGING
- The recreational activity of running at any pace for physical exercise or personal enjoyment.
This chapter shall not be construed to permit jogging where prohibited by any law of the State of New Jersey.
It shall be unlawful to jog on any public thoroughfare, road or way which is used by motor vehicles during the hours of darkness without wearing reflective material. Such material shall be worn between the waist and shoulders on the front and back of the person jogging and shall give an indication of the jogger's presence through reflected light from the headlamp beams of motor vehicles at a distance of at least 500 feet.
It shall be unlawful for any two or more persons to jog side by side or abreast of each other, and not in single file, on any public thoroughfare, road or way which is used by motor vehicles.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon the first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding $25 and, upon any subsequent conviction, by a fine not exceeding $1,000.