Village of Corinth, NY
Saratoga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Corinth 12-5-1990 by L.L. No. 1-1990 (Ch. 118 of the 1983 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Curfew — See Ch. 221.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 360.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 426.

§ 419-1 Applicability.

This chapter, applicable to skateboards, shall apply whenever a skateboard is operated on any street or upon any highway or upon any sidewalk or any place where pedestrians walk.

§ 419-2 Operation on roads and highways. [1] [2]

Every person operating a skateboard upon a highway or road, dedicated or otherwise, shall operate the same in strict observance of all laws applicable to a vehicle and the use thereof and in compliance with all rules of the road applicable to the operation of a vehicle and in compliance with all traffic laws which by their nature can have an application.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[2]
Editor's Note: See also § 426-5, Bicycles, skateboards, in-line skates and scooters.

§ 419-3 Yielding.

The operator of a skateboard emerging from an alley, driveway or building shall, upon approaching a sidewalk, yield the right-of-way to all pedestrians approaching on said sidewalk.

§ 419-4 Standing, storage or parking.

No person shall stand, park or otherwise place in a position of temporary storage a skateboard upon a highway, street or sidewalk or against any building abutting a sidewalk in such manner which obstructs or renders injury to a pedestrian or interferes with vehicular traffic.

§ 419-5 Operation on sidewalks.

Whenever any person shall operate a skateboard upon a sidewalk, such person shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian and shall give audible signal before overtaking and passing such pedestrian.

§ 419-6 Reflective clothing and other equipment.

No person shall operate a skateboard at nighttime unless he or she is wearing reflective clothing, which shall be visible from a distance of not less than 50 feet and a maximum of 300 feet from the front, side and rear of the skateboard when directly in front of the lawful beams of a headlight on a motor vehicle. Reflective clothing shall be defined, for the purposes of this chapter, as any shirt, vest or jacket or any other readily visible piece of apparel equipped with a reflective surface, such as phosphorescent tape or an equivalent reflective surface.

§ 419-7 Responsibility of parent or guardian.

The parent of a minor child or the guardian of any minor child shall not authorize or knowingly permit any such child to violate any of the provisions of this chapter.

§ 419-8 Penalties for offenses; fees.

A. 
Any person or persons violating any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of an offense and shall forfeit and pay a fine not to exceed $25 for each and every offense.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Subsection B and C, regarding impounding, redemption, and disposition of skateboards, which immediately followed this subsection, were repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).