Borough of Lansdowne, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Lansdowne 11-17-1982 by Ord. No. 1027. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Signs — See Ch. 273.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 312.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Speed-Timing Device Ordinance of the Borough of Lansdowne."
The words and phrases used in this chapter shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in Act 81 (Vehicle Code), Chapter 1, Section 102, Definitions, of the Vehicle Code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as supplemented and amended.[1]
Editor's Note: See 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 101 et seq.
The Council of the Borough of Lansdowne hereby declares that it has approved the use of speed-timing devices to aid in the enforcement of the Borough of Lansdowne's speed restrictions.
The types of speed-timing devices which can be used shall be either mechanical or electrical timing devices which are approved by the Department, as provided in 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 3368 (the Vehicle Code). For example, and not by way of limitation, the Borough Council specifically authorizes the use of the Vascar Plus unit, manufactured by Traffic Safety Systems, Inc., of Richmond, Virginia, and the ESP, Mdl. TK100, unit, manufactured by the Systems Innovation, Inc., of Hallstead, Pennsylvania. The above speed-timing devices were approved under the provisions of 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 3368(d) by the Department on May 17, 1981, and May 8, 1980, respectively.
The police officers of the Borough of Lansdowne are authorized and directed to use the approved speed-timing devices to aid in the enforcement of the Borough's speed restrictions.
Legible signs giving public notice of the use of speed-timing devices may be posted at or near the public highways at the boundaries of the Borough of Lansdowne.