Borough of Spring Lake, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Spring Lake by Ord. No. 18 (§ 3-3 of the Revised General Ordinances); amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 39:4-10, every bicycle when in use at nighttime shall be equipped with a lamp on the front which shall emit a white light visible from a distance of at least 500 feet to the front and with a lamp on the rear which shall emit a red light visible from a distance of at least 500 feet in the rear.
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 39:4-10.1, a person under 14 years of age shall not operate or ride upon a bicycle as a passenger unless that person is wearing a properly fitted and fastened bicycle helmet meeting the standards required by law.
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 39:4-11, no person shall operate a bicycle unless it is equipped with a bell or other device capable of giving a signal audible for a distance of at least 100 feet, except that a bicycle shall not be equipped with nor shall any person use upon a bicycle any siren or whistle.
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 39:4-12, a person propelling or riding on a bicycle shall not ride other than upon or astride a permanent and regular seat attached thereto, nor shall be ride with his feet removed from the pedals, or with both hands removed from the handlebars, nor shall be practice any trick or fancy riding in the street.
No bicycle shall be used to carry more persons at one time than the number for which it is designed and equipped.
Nothing in this chapter shall impair or prohibit the Borough from employing the police bicycles as they see fit in carrying out the duties and responsibilities in protecting the health, safety and welfare of the general public.
Every person, firm, association, organization or corporation violating any provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be liable to the penalty stated in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty.
[Added 11-12-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-012]
No person shall ride a bicycle, skateboard, roller skates or scooter on the sidewalks of Third Avenue at any point located between Washington and Passaic Avenues daily between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.