City of St. Ann, MO
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Section 340.010 Following Fire Apparatus.

Section 340.020 Crossing Fire Hose.

Section 340.030 Driving Through Funeral or Other Procession.

Section 340.040 Driving in Procession.

Section 340.050 Funeral Procession to Be Identified.

Section 340.060 When Permits Required for Parades and Processions.

Section 340.070 Vehicle Shall Not Be Driven on a Sidewalk.

Section 340.080 Limitations on Backing.

Section 340.090 Opening and Closing Vehicle Doors.

Section 340.100 Riding on Motorcycles, Additional Passenger, Requirements.

Section 340.110 Riding Bicycle on Sidewalks, Limitations — Motorized Bicycles Prohibited.

Section 340.120 All-Terrain Vehicles, Prohibited — Exceptions, Operation of Under an Exception — Prohibited Uses — Penalty.

Section 340.130 Boarding or Alighting From Moving Vehicles.

Section 340.140 Unlawful Riding.

Section 340.150 Riding Bicycles, Sleds, Roller Skates, by Attaching to Another Vehicle, Prohibited.

Section 340.160 Controlled Access.

Section 340.170 Driving Through Safety Zone Prohibited.

Section 340.180 Manner of Operation of Motor Vehicles — Careful and Prudent.

Section 340.190 Driving to the Right.

Section 340.200 Passing Regulations.

Section 340.210 Hand and Mechanical Signals.

Section 340.220 Stopping for School Bus.

Section 340.230 Right-of-Way at Intersection — Signs at Intersections.

Section 340.240 Cruising Prohibited.

Section 340.250 Obstruction to Operator's View or Driving Mechanism.

Section 340.260 Distance at Which Vehicle Must Follow.

Section 340.270 Starting From Stopped Position.

Section 340.280 No Passing Zones.

Section 340.290 Leaving Vehicle Unattended.

Section 340.300 Climbing on, Tampering With Vehicles.

Section 340.310 Glass, Tacks, Injurious Substances — Duty to Remove From Highway.

Section 340.320 Use of Driveway Along the Western Boundary of City Hall Restricted.

Section 340.330 Prohibiting the Operation of a Motor Vehicle Through Private Property for the Purpose of Avoiding Stop Signs, Other Traffic Control Devices or Street Intersections.

Section 340.340 Aggressive Driving.

Section 340.010 Following Fire Apparatus.

[CC 1988 §14-91; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
The driver of any vehicle other than one on official business shall not follow any fire apparatus traveling in response to a fire alarm closer than five hundred (500) feet or drive into or park such vehicle within the block where fire apparatus has stopped in answer to a fire alarm.

Section 340.020 Crossing Fire Hose.

[CC 1988 §14-92; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
No vehicle shall be driven over any unprotected hose of the Fire Department when laid down on any street, private driveway or streetcar track, to be used at any fire or alarm of fire, without the consent of the Fire Department Official in command.

Section 340.030 Driving Through Funeral or Other Procession.

[CC 1988 §14-93; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
No driver of a vehicle shall drive between the vehicles comprising a funeral or other authorized procession while they are in motion and when such vehicles are conspicuously designated as required in this Title. This provision shall not apply at intersections where traffic is controlled by traffic control signals or Police Officers.

Section 340.040 Driving in Procession.

[CC 1988 §14-94; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
Each driver in a funeral or other procession shall drive as near to the right-hand edge of the roadway as practicable and shall follow the vehicle ahead as close as is practicable and safe.

Section 340.050 Funeral Procession to Be Identified.

[CC 1988 §14-95; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
A funeral composed of a procession of vehicles shall be identified as such by the display upon the outside of each vehicle of a pennant or other identifying insignia or by such other method as may be determined and designated by the Traffic Division.

Section 340.060 When Permits Required for Parades and Processions. [1]

[CC 1988 §14-96; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
No funeral, procession or parade containing fifty (50) or more persons or five (5) or more vehicles except the forces of the United States Army or Navy, the military forces of this State and the forces of the Police and Fire Departments, shall occupy, march or proceed along any street except in accordance with a permit issued by the Chief of Police and such other regulations as are set forth herein which may apply.
[1]
Cross Reference — Licenses, permits and miscellaneous business regulations, ch. 605.

Section 340.070 Vehicle Shall Not Be Driven on a Sidewalk.

[CC 1988 §14-97; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
The driver of a vehicle shall not drive within any sidewalk area except on a permanent or temporary driveway.

Section 340.080 Limitations on Backing.

[CC 1988 §14-98; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
The driver of a vehicle shall not back the same unless such movement can be made with reasonable safety and without interfering with other traffic.

Section 340.090 Opening and Closing Vehicle Doors.

[CC 1988 §14-99; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
No person shall open the door of a motor vehicle on the side available to moving traffic unless and until it is reasonably safe to do so, nor shall any person leave a door open on the side of a motor vehicle available to moving traffic for a period of time longer than necessary to load or unload passengers.

Section 340.100 Riding on Motorcycles, Additional Passenger, Requirements.

[CC 1988 §14-100; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966; Ord. No. 525 §1, 6-5-1967]
A. 
A person operating a motorcycle shall ride only upon the permanent and regular seat attached thereto, and such operator shall not carry any other person nor shall any other person ride on a motorcycle unless such motorcycle is designed to carry more than one (1) person, in which event a passenger may ride upon the permanent and regular seat if designed for two (2) persons, or upon another seat firmly attached to the rear or side of the operator.
B. 
The operator of a motorized bicycle shall ride only astride the permanent and regular seat attached thereto, and shall not permit more than one (1) person to ride thereon at the same time, unless the motorized bicycle is designed to carry more than one (1) person. Any motorized bicycle designed to carry more than one (1) person must be equipped with a passenger seat and footrests for the use of a passenger.

Section 340.110 Riding Bicycle on Sidewalks, Limitations — Motorized Bicycles Prohibited. [1]

[CC 1988 §14-66; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
A. 
No person shall ride a bicycle upon a sidewalk within a business district.
B. 
Whenever any person is riding a bicycle 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.
C. 
No person shall ride a motorized bicycle upon a sidewalk.
[1]
Cross Reference — Streets, sidewalks and public places, ch. 530.

Section 340.120 All-Terrain Vehicles, Prohibited — Exceptions, Operation of Under an Exception — Prohibited Uses — Penalty.

A. 
No person shall operate an all-terrain vehicle, as defined in Section 300.020, upon the streets and highways of this City, except as follows:
1. 
All-terrain vehicles owned and operated by a Governmental entity for official use;
2. 
All-terrain vehicles operated for agricultural purposes or industrial on-premise purposes between the official sunrise and sunset on the day of operation;
3. 
All-terrain vehicles whose operators carry a special permit issued by this City pursuant to Section 304.013, RSMo.
B. 
No person shall operate an off-road vehicle, as defined in Section 304.001, RSMo., within any stream or river in this City, except that off-road vehicles may be operated within waterways which flow within the boundaries of land which an off-road vehicle operator owns, or for agricultural purposes within the boundaries of land which an off-road vehicle operator owns or has permission to be upon, or for the purpose of fording such stream or river of this State at such road crossings as are customary or part of the highway system. All Law Enforcement Officials or Peace Officers of this State and its political subdivisions shall enforce the provisions of this Subsection within the geographic area of their jurisdiction.
C. 
A person operating an all-terrain vehicle on a street or highway pursuant to an exception covered in this Section shall have a valid operator's or chauffeur's license, but shall not be required to have passed an examination for the operation of a motorcycle, and the vehicle shall be operated at speeds of less than thirty (30) miles per hour. When operated on a street or highway, an all-terrain vehicle shall have a bicycle safety flag, which extends not less than seven (7) feet above the ground, attached to the rear of the vehicle. The bicycle safety flag shall be triangular in shape with an area of not less than thirty (30) square inches and shall be dayglow in color.
D. 
No person shall operate an all-terrain vehicle:
1. 
In any careless way so as to endanger the person or property of another;
2. 
While under the influence of alcohol or any controlled substance; or
3. 
Without a securely fastened safety helmet on the head of an individual who operates an all-terrain vehicle or who is being towed or otherwise propelled by an all-terrain vehicle, unless the individual is at least eighteen (18) years of age.
E. 
No operator of an all-terrain vehicle shall carry a passenger, except for agricultural purposes.

Section 340.130 Boarding or Alighting From Moving Vehicles.

[CC 1988 §14-101; Ord. No. 12 §21, 5-10-1948]
It shall be unlawful for any person to board or alight from any vehicle while such vehicle is in motion.

Section 340.140 Unlawful Riding.

[CC 1988 §14-102; Ord. No. 12 §22, 5-10-1948]
It shall be unlawful for any person to ride on any vehicle upon any portion thereof not designed or intended for the use of passengers when the vehicle is in motion. This provision shall not apply to an employee engaged in the necessary discharge of a duty, or to persons riding within truck bodies in space intended for merchandise.

Section 340.150 Riding Bicycles, Sleds, Roller Skates, by Attaching to Another Vehicle, Prohibited.

[CC 1988 §14-103; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
No person riding upon any bicycle, motorized bicycle, coaster, roller skates, sled or toy vehicle shall attach the same or himself/herself to any vehicle upon a roadway.

Section 340.160 Controlled Access.

[CC 1988 §14-104; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
No person shall drive a vehicle onto or from any controlled access roadway except at such entrances and exits as are established by public authority.

Section 340.170 Driving Through Safety Zone Prohibited.

[CC 1988 §14-106; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
No vehicle shall at any time be driven through or within a safety zone.

Section 340.180 Manner of Operation of Motor Vehicles — Careful and Prudent.

Every person operating a motor vehicle on the highways of this City shall drive the vehicle in a careful and prudent manner and at a rate of speed so as not to endanger the property of another or the life or limb of any person and shall exercise the highest degree of care.

Section 340.190 Driving to the Right.

[Ord. No. 2591 §1, 4-9-2009]
A. 
All vehicles not in motion shall be placed with their right side as near the right-hand side of the highway as practicable, except on streets of the City where vehicles are obliged to move in one (1) direction only or parking of motor vehicles is regulated by ordinance.
B. 
Upon all public roads or highways of sufficient width, a vehicle shall be driven upon the right-half of the roadway, except as follows:
1. 
When overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same direction under the rules governing such movement;
2. 
When placing a vehicle in position for and when such vehicle is lawfully making a left turn in compliance with the provisions of Sections 304.014 to 304.025, RSMo., or traffic regulations thereunder or of the City;
3. 
When the right-half of a roadway is closed to traffic while under construction or repair; or
4. 
Upon a roadway designated as a one-way street and marked or signed for one-way traffic.
C. 
It is unlawful to drive any vehicle upon any highway or road which has been divided into two (2) or more roadways by means of a physical barrier or by means of a dividing section or delineated by curbs, lines or other markings on the roadway, except to the right of such barrier or dividing section or to make any left turn or semi-circular or U-turn on any such divided highway, except at an intersection or interchange or at any signed location designated by the State Highways and Transportation Commission or the Department of Transportation. The provisions of this Subsection shall not apply to emergency vehicles, law enforcement vehicles or to vehicles owned by the Commission or the Department.
D. 
The authorities in charge of any highway or the State Highway Patrol may erect signs temporarily designating lanes to be used by traffic moving in a particular direction, regardless of the center line of the highway and all members of the State Highway Patrol and other Peace Officers may direct traffic in conformance with such signs. When authorized signs have been erected designating off-center traffic lanes, no person shall disobey the instructions given by such signs.
E. 
Whenever any roadway has been divided into three (3) or more clearly marked lanes for traffic, the following rules in addition to all others consistent herewith shall apply:
1. 
A vehicle shall be driven as nearly as practicable entirely within a single lane and shall not be moved from such lane until the driver has first ascertained that such movement can be made with safety;
2. 
Upon a roadway which is divided into three (3) lanes a vehicle shall not be driven in the center lane, except when overtaking and passing another vehicle where the roadway ahead is clearly visible and such center lane is clear of traffic within a safe distance or in preparation for a left turn or where such center lane is at the time allocated exclusively to traffic moving in the direction the vehicle is proceeding and is signposted to give notice of such allocation;
3. 
Upon all highways any vehicle proceeding at less than the normal speed of traffic thereon shall be driven in the right-hand lane for traffic or as close as practicable to the right-hand edge or curb, except as otherwise provided in Sections 304.014 to 304.025, RSMo.;
4. 
Official signs may be erected by the Highways and Transportation Commission or the Highway Patrol may place temporary signs directing slow-moving traffic to use a designated lane or allocating specified lanes to traffic moving in the same direction and drivers of vehicles shall obey the directions of every such sign;
5. 
Drivers of vehicles proceeding in opposite directions shall pass each other to the right and except when a roadway has been divided into traffic lanes, each driver shall give to the other at least one-half (½) of the main traveled portion of the roadway whenever possible.
F. 
All vehicles in motion upon a highway having two (2) or more lanes of traffic proceeding in the same direction shall be driven in the right-hand lane except when overtaking and passing another vehicle or when preparing to make a proper left turn or when otherwise directed by traffic markings, signs or signals.
G. 
All trucks registered for a gross weight of more than forty-eight thousand (48,000) pounds shall not be driven in the far left-hand lane upon all interstate highways, freeways or expressways within urbanized areas of the State having three (3) or more lanes of traffic proceeding in the same direction. This restriction shall not apply when:
1. 
It is necessary for the operator of the truck to follow traffic control devices that direct use of a lane other than the right lane; or
2. 
The right-half of a roadway is closed to traffic while under construction or repair.
H. 
As used in Subsection (G) of this Section, "truck" means any vehicle, machine, tractor, trailer or semi-trailer, or any combination thereof, propelled or drawn by mechanical power and designed for or used in the transportation of property upon the highways. The term "truck" also includes a commercial motor vehicle as defined in Section 301.010, RSMo.
I. 
Any driver who violates this Section is guilty of an infraction and upon conviction may be punished by a fine not to exceed two hundred dollars ($200.00) unless:
1. 
Such violation causes an immediate threat of an accident, in which case such violation shall be deemed a misdemeanor and upon conviction may be punished by a fine not to exceed three hundred dollars ($300.00) or by imprisonment not to exceed fifteen (15) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; or
2. 
An accident results from such violation, in which case such violation shall be deemed a misdemeanor and upon conviction may be punished by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment not to exceed ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment as provided in Section 100.090 of this Code.

Section 340.200 Passing Regulations.

A. 
The following rules shall govern the overtaking and passing of vehicles proceeding in the same direction, subject to the limitations and exceptions hereinafter stated:
1. 
The driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle proceeding in the same direction shall pass to the left thereof at a safe distance and shall not again drive to the right side of the roadway until safely clear of the overtaken vehicle; and
2. 
Except when overtaking and passing on the right is permitted, the driver of an overtaken vehicle shall give way to the right in favor of the overtaking vehicle and shall not increase the speed of such driver's vehicle until completely passed by the overtaking vehicle.
B. 
The driver of a motor vehicle may overtake and pass to the right of another vehicle only under the following conditions:
1. 
When the vehicle overtaken is making or about to make a left turn;
2. 
Upon a City street with unobstructed pavement of sufficient width for two (2) or more lines of vehicles in each direction;
3. 
Upon a one-way street.
The driver of a motor vehicle may overtake and pass another vehicle upon the right only under the foregoing conditions when such movement may be made in safety. In no event shall such movement be made by driving off the paved or main traveled portion of the roadway. The provisions of this Subsection shall not relieve the driver of a slow-moving vehicle from the duty to drive as closely as practicable to the right-hand edge of the roadway.
C. 
Except when a roadway has been divided into three (3) traffic lanes, no vehicle shall be driven to the left side of the centerline of a highway or public road in overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same direction unless such left side is clearly visible and is free of oncoming traffic for a sufficient distance ahead to permit such overtaking and passing to be completely made without interfering with the safe operation of any vehicle approaching from the opposite direction or any vehicle overtaken.
D. 
No vehicle shall at any time be driven to the left side of the roadway under the following conditions:
1. 
When approaching the crest of a grade or upon a curve of the highway where the driver's view is obstructed within such distance as to create a hazard in the event another vehicle might approach from the opposite direction.
2. 
When the view is obstructed upon approaching within one hundred (100) feet of any bridge, viaduct, tunnel or when approaching within one hundred (100) feet of or at any intersection or railroad grade crossing.

Section 340.210 Hand and Mechanical Signals.

A. 
No person shall stop or suddenly decrease the speed of or turn a vehicle from a direct course or move right or left upon a roadway unless and until such movement can be made with reasonable safety and then only after the giving of an appropriate signal in the manner provided herein.
1. 
An operator or driver when stopping, or when checking the speed of the operator's vehicle, if the movement of other vehicles may reasonably be affected by such checking of speed, shall extend such operator's arm at an angle below horizontal so that the same may be seen in the rear of the operator's vehicle.
2. 
An operator or driver intending to turn the operator's vehicle to the right shall extend such operator's arm at an angle above horizontal so that the same may be seen in front of and in the rear of the operator's vehicle, and shall slow down and approach the intersecting highway as near as practicable to the right side of the highway along which such operator is proceeding before turning.
3. 
An operator or driver intending to turn the operator's vehicle to the left shall extend such operator's arm in a horizontal position so that the same may be seen in the rear of the vehicle, and shall slow down and approach the intersecting highway so that the left side of the vehicle shall be as near as practicable to the centerline of the highway along which the operator is proceeding before turning.
4. 
The signals herein required shall be given either by means of the hand and arm or by a signal light or signal device in good mechanical condition of a type approved by the State Highway Patrol; however, when a vehicle is so constructed or loaded that a hand and arm signal would not be visible both to the front and rear of such vehicle then such signals shall be given by such light or device.

Section 340.220 Stopping for School Bus.

A. 
The driver of a vehicle upon a highway upon meeting or overtaking from either direction any school bus which has stopped on the highway for the purpose of receiving or discharging any school children and whose driver has in the manner prescribed by law given the signal to stop, shall stop the vehicle before reaching such school bus and shall not proceed until such school bus resumes motion, or until signaled by its driver to proceed.
B. 
Every bus used for the transportation of school children shall bear upon the front and rear thereon a plainly visible sign containing the words "School Bus" in letters not less than eight (8) inches in height. Each bus shall have lettered on the rear in plain and distinct type the following: "State Law: Stop While Bus is Loading and Unloading". Each school bus subject to the provisions of Sections 304.050 to 304.070, RSMo., shall be equipped with a mechanical and electrical signaling device approved by the State Board of Education, which will display a signal plainly visible from the front and rear and indicating intention to stop.
C. 
The driver of a school bus in the process of loading or unloading students upon a street or highway shall activate the mechanical and electrical signaling devices, in the manner prescribed by the State Board of Education, to communicate to drivers of other vehicles that students are loading or unloading. No driver of a school bus shall take on or discharge passengers at any location upon a highway consisting of four (4) or more lanes of traffic, whether or not divided by a median or barrier, in such manner as to require the passengers to cross more than two (2) lanes of traffic; nor shall he/she take on or discharge passengers while the vehicle is upon the road or highway proper unless the vehicle so stopped is plainly visible for at least three hundred (300) feet in each direction to drivers of other vehicles upon the highway and then only for such time as is actually necessary to take on and discharge passengers.
D. 
The driver of a vehicle upon a highway with separate roadways need not stop upon meeting or overtaking a school bus which is on a different roadway, which is proceeding in the opposite direction on a highway containing four (4) or more lanes of traffic, or which is stopped in a loading zone constituting a part of, or adjacent to, a limited or controlled access highway at a point where pedestrians are not permitted to cross the roadway.

Section 340.230 Right-of-Way at Intersection — Signs at Intersections.

A. 
The driver of a vehicle approaching an intersection shall yield the right-of-way to a vehicle which has entered the intersection from a different highway, provided however, there is no form of traffic control at such intersection.
B. 
When two (2) vehicles enter an intersection from different highways at approximately the same time, the driver of the vehicle on the left shall yield the right-of-way to the driver of the vehicle on the right. This Subsection shall not apply to vehicles approaching each other from opposite directions when the driver of one (1) of such vehicles is attempting to or is making a left turn.
C. 
The driver of a vehicle within an intersection intending to turn to the left shall yield the right-of-way to any vehicle approaching from the opposite direction which is within the intersection or so close thereto as to constitute an immediate hazard.
D. 
The driver of a vehicle intending to make a left turn into an alley, private road or driveway shall yield the right-of-way to any vehicle approaching from the opposite direction when the making of such left turn would create a traffic hazard.
E. 
The State Highways and Transportation Commission or local authorities with respect to roads under their respective jurisdictions, on any section where construction or major maintenance operations are being effected, may fix a speed limit in such areas by posting of appropriate signs, and the operation of a motor vehicle in excess of such speed limit in the area so posted shall be deemed prima facie evidence of careless and imprudent driving and a violation of Section 340.180.

Section 340.240 Cruising Prohibited.

[CC 1988 §14-109; Ord. No. 1470 §1, 6-4-1990]
A. 
For the purpose of this Section, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
CONGESTED TRAFFIC
Traffic on any street or driving aisle within a parking lot serving commercial establishments where a motor vehicle cannot readily move forward because traffic speed is slowed to less than ten (10) miles per hour and the delay in movement is due to the position of other motor vehicles.
CRUISING
The repetitive driving of any motor vehicle past a certain point in traffic which is congested.
B. 
No person shall engage in cruising, as herein defined, on any street or any driving aisle of a parking lot serving a commercial development, which has been posted as a "No Cruising" zone.
C. 
A Police Officer may issue a written warning to any person engaged in cruising.
D. 
Any person who, after having received a written warning as aforesaid and is observed to be cruising within four (4) hours after having received such written warning, shall be deemed in violation of this Section.
E. 
Any person convicted of violating this Section as a first (1st) offense shall be subject to a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00). For a second (2nd) conviction within six (6) months, the fine shall be not less than two hundred dollars ($200.00) and for a third (3rd) or further conviction within one (1) year, the penalty shall be not less than a three hundred dollar ($300.00) fine.

Section 340.250 Obstruction to Operator's View or Driving Mechanism.

[CC 1988 §14-88; Ord. No. 12 §43, 5-10-1948]
It shall be unlawful for the operator of any vehicle to drive the same when such vehicle is so loaded with persons or is in such physical condition as to obstruct the view of the operator or the operator's control over the driving mechanism of the vehicle.

Section 340.260 Distance at Which Vehicle Must Follow.

[CC 1988 §14-90; Ord. No. 12 §50, 5-10-1948]
The driver of a vehicle shall not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonably safe and prudent, having due regard for the speed of such vehicle and the traffic upon and the condition of the roadway. Vehicles being driven upon any roadway outside of a business or residence district in a caravan or motorcade, whether or not towing other vehicles, shall be so operated, except in a funeral procession or in a duly authorized parade, so as to allow sufficient space between each such vehicle or combination of vehicles as to enable any other vehicle to overtake or pass such vehicles in safety. This Section shall in no manner affect Section 304.044, RSMo., relating to distance between trucks traveling on the highway.

Section 340.270 Starting From Stopped Position.

[CC 1988 §14-247; Ord. No. 18 §11, 5-21-1948]
No person shall start a vehicle which is stopped, standing or parked unless and until such movement can be made with reasonable safety.

Section 340.280 No Passing Zones.

[CC 1988 §14-143; Ord. No. 18 §9, 5-21-1948]
The City is hereby authorized to determine those portions of any highway within the corporate limits of the City where overtaking and passing or driving to the left of the roadway would be especially hazardous and may, by appropriate signs or markings, indicate the beginning and end of no passing zones. When such signs and markings are in place and clearly visible to an ordinarily observant person, every driver of a vehicle shall obey the directions thereof.

Section 340.290 Leaving Vehicle Unattended.

[CC 1988 §14-9; Ord. No. 12 §46, 5-10-1948]
No person shall leave a motor vehicle unattended on the highway without first stopping the motor and cutting off the electric current. No person shall leave a motor vehicle, except a commercial motor vehicle, unattended on the highway unless the mechanism, starting device or ignition of such motor vehicle shall be locked. The failure to lock such motor vehicle shall not mitigate the offense of stealing the same, nor shall such failure be used to defeat a recovery in any civil action for the theft of such motor vehicle, or the insurance thereon, or have any other bearing in any civil action.

Section 340.300 Climbing on, Tampering With Vehicles.

[CC 1988 §14-10; Ord. No. 12 §59(b), 5-10-1948]
No person shall, without the permission of the owner or person in charge thereof, climb upon or into, or swing upon any motor vehicle or trailer, whether the same is in motion or at rest, or sound the horn or other sound-producing device thereon, or attempt to manipulate any of the levers, starting device, brakes or machinery thereof, or set the machinery in motion.

Section 340.310 Glass, Tacks, Injurious Substances — Duty to Remove From Highway.

[CC 1988 §14-11; Ord. No. 12 §60, 5-10-1948]
Any person who has purposely, accidentally, or by reason of an accident, dropped any tacks, nails, wire, scrap metal, glass, crockery, sharp stones or other substances injurious to the feet of persons or animals, or to the tires or wheels of vehicles, including motor vehicles, upon any highway shall immediately make all reasonable efforts to clear the highway of the substances.

Section 340.320 Use of Driveway Along the Western Boundary of City Hall Restricted.

[CC 1988 §15-3; Ord. No. 1399 §1, 3-21-1989]
Vehicular or pedestrian use of the drive along the western boundary of the City Hall property by anyone other than a City employee is hereby prohibited.

Section 340.330 Prohibiting the Operation of a Motor Vehicle Through Private Property for the Purpose of Avoiding Stop Signs, Other Traffic Control Devices or Street Intersections.

[Ord. No. 2090 §1, 9-7-1999]
No person shall operate a motor vehicle through or upon any private property for the purpose of avoiding a stop sign, other traffic control devices or a street intersection.

Section 340.340 Aggressive Driving.

[Ord. No. 2100 §1, 10-4-1999]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for the operator of any motor vehicle intentionally to harass or alarm another person who is inside a motor vehicle by intentionally or knowingly:
1. 
Increasing or decreasing the speed of his or her vehicle;
2. 
Changing lanes;
3. 
Following the other person's vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent under the totality of the circumstances;
4. 
Impeding or obstructing the operation of the other person's vehicle; or
5. 
Operating his or her vehicle in a manner that endangers or would be likely to endanger any person or property.