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1967- 2 Concerining the Operation and Regulation of Traffice and Parking and Providing Penalties for the Violation,~~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ORDINANCE N0. ~ C SERIES 1907 "AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING Tai'.: OPER.~TZON AND REGULATION OF TRAFFIC AND :.~.A''~~ING ArID F~.O- VIDING PENALTI<^^.3 FOR THE VIOe.,d:TIOV THEFc`:OF." BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTc~ES OF TIC T0:'N OF ~I:.IL, COLORADO: SECTIONI. Reckless driving. Any ~rerson who drives any motor vehicle anywhere within this municipa~_ity in suct•. u manner as to indicate eith¢r a willful or wanton disregard for t::e safety of persons or property is guilty of reckless drivi::g. S?CTT.ON 2. C~.reless driua ~~ ~'.n; p°rson wha drives any motor vehicle anyw: ere wirhi.nf~t':3.a mu::ic..i.^.'.'..ty 'r.- a car..less and imprudent manner, without due regard for tad and tr.:fic cr.,~_~?iti;:~.zs or tt;e safety of persons or property, is guilty of care~.ess dryti~iy.g. SECTION 3. Parkin ~^t to c~~~~tr~.^t tr^f.fi. ~ car ~:aintenance. No person shall park any ve;~icle upon a street car Highway _o~v W:respass upon any private property in such a manner or i:x:c:~r s~z.a ca:~.:':t'o:as as to inter- fere with the free movement of v~..=.zic=~:iar trlffi.c or pr:~?~r street or high- way ma in r_en.a.i:cs . • SECTION 4. Obed3.ance ?.o ss:o^rir..g. stardi.~~ or~arkint~ re~- ulations. On any s;:reet cr at any place wi.Y:!;ii1 this mz~•.i.r_ipality where official signs are posted giving notice of stsia~i.~.g or star:ding restrictions or prohibitions, no person shall Qtcp, stand or park a ~=hi.cle in any manner in violation of the provisiorss c~~:aained c>:; s<<~:rh s~.gra or s'.gns except when r._~essary to avoid conflict with of er *ra:f'.~~, or in compliance with the directions of a police officer er ofii~.ial traffic cc:itrol davice. SECTION 5. Authority to i.rl~~~tild vehicles. Whenever any police officer finds a vehicle, attendee or =,52~t:tendr~d, s~a.r_d~^g upon any portion of a street. or highway r_ght of wa;~ or ".=aspws~':.~g ~.:pc-~ ar=,~ pri- vate property within this municipality in s±,::?~s a Ma.a:r as .*_o r_~nstitute a violation of any section of t: is ordinai~cp, ~r l.nft uaar.tenda3 for a period of 24 hours or more and pres:m-ed to be aba:.:I;;~ ~d canuPr t~:Q co:~ditions prescribed by 13-5•-71 C.R.S. 1953 as am::r_ried, s~:ch oi~::.csr si:~all require such vehicle to be removed or cacse the ssme to be rerzoved and placed in storage in the nearest garage or otr.er place o~ sa%~".y designated or maintained by this municipality, and tl:e charges for said impounding and storage shall be charged to the owner of said vehicle. ,_ ~ + ~ ~ ~ SECTION 6, Speed Limit. Upon the basis of engineering and traffic investigation it is hereby determined that the maximum speed limit allowed within this municipality shall be l5 miles per hour. This :::peed limit shall be in effect except where official signs are in place, giving notice of a lesser speed limit, fn which case the speed limit on the signs shall control. SECTION 7. Special hazards. The fact that the speed of a vehicle is lower than the speed limit established by this ordinance, or as set forth on any official sign, shall not relieve t?~.e driver from the duty to decrease speed when approaching and crossing an inte~:section, when approaching and going aro~.;nd a curve, when approaching a hill crest, when traveling upo*_i any narrow or win-ling roadway, or when special hazards exist or may exist with respect to pedestrians or other traffic or by reason of weather or roadway co~~ditions, ~.^d speed shall be decreased as may be necessary to avoid colliding with any person, vehicle or other conveyance, or object on or e~~tering the street in compliance with legal requirements and the d~~ty of all persons to use due care. SI;CTIG'_V 8. B_uss_es. Busses or other vehicles carrying the public shall be permitted to stop and engage and discharge passengers only at points designated by the Town Marshal. ^;:CTI_C'I_9_. Pe_._alties, Any perse:~ convicted of violating any of the provisions of this ordinance s!:all be punished by a fine of not mere than 5300.00, provided t~.at each separate act in violation of the prov:s;.c.~s of this ordinance or each and every day or portion thereof during which any sc;:arate act in violation of this ordinance is committed, contin}~ed, or permitted shall be deem_d a separate offense. S"^TIO?'d 10. En~rger..cy, It is declared that an emergency exists and that t'ii.:, Ordirlnce is necc~sary to the immediate preservation of r`.i;: pt,},1i.c peace, health, saf^ty acid general welfare, and shall be in force and effect five (5) days after publication. 3 ~D, PASSED, AD~'TED AN;] ORD'_'^LD PUBLwS.'."D THIS second day of January, 1957. ,,,' Mayor ~ ATTEST: c c~ .~ ". 1 , T$wn C erk ,- 1 -• • • • ~ Finally passed, adopted and approved on this ~. r-e~ day of ~ 196 ~~ APPR VED: ATTEST: ~r ' Mayor (Acting Chairman, J. Mitchell Hoyt) Town Recorder (SEAL)