[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee (now Mayor and Council) of the Township of North Brunswick 2-19-1974. Amendments noted where applicable.]
For the purpose of this chapter, the terms used herein are defined as follows:
- MOTOR-DRIVEN VEHICLE
- Includes but shall not be limited to minibikes, motorcycles, trail bikes, motor scooters, go-carts and snowmobiles.
It shall be unlawful to operate any motor-driven vehicle of the type described in § 337-1 of this chapter within the Township of North Brunswick under the following circumstances:
On private property of another without the express permission to do so by the owner or occupant of said property.
On any private street or right-of-way.
On public grounds within the Township of North Brunswick without the express permission or approval of the public authority having charge or control thereof and then only in accordance with such rules and regulations as such public authority may impose.
In such manner as to create loud unnecessary or unusual noise so as to disturb or interfere with the peace and quiet of other persons.
In a careless, reckless or negligent manner so as to endanger or be likely to endanger the safety of any person or persons or the property of any person or persons.
Wherever permission of an owner is required by this chapter, then the burden of establishing such permission shall rest with the alleged violator and, until said burden is met, it shall be presumed that the operation was without permission.
Any person of the age of 18 years or upwards who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not to exceed the sum of $500 or by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not exceeding 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
The terms and provisions of this chapter shall not be applicable to municipal or other governmental vehicles being used for public purposes.
Any person under the age of 18 years who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed to be a juvenile delinquent and shall be proceeded against as such.
Editor's Note: Original Section 5, Penalty, which preceded this section was repealed 7-15-1974.