Town of Southborough, MA
Worcester County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Southborough 7-14-1970, approved 11-14-1972.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
Attachment 1 - Schedule I, Parking Regulations Attachment 2 - Schedule II, One-Way Streets Attachment 3 - Schedule III, Stop Signs Attachment 4 - Schedule IV, Truck Exclusions Attachment 5 - Schedule V, Yield Signs Attachment 6 - Schedule VI, Speed Regulations
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Editor's Note: These rules and regulations were prefaced as follows: "The following vote was duly passed Tuesday, July 14, 1970: The Board of Selectmen of the Town of Southborough acting by virtue of the power given to it by Section 22 of Chapter 40 of the General Laws of Massachusetts and by virtue of any other power it hereto enabling, hereby adopts and makes the rules and orders for the regulations of carriages and vehicles used in the said Town for regulating traffic upon the streets and highways of said Town, which are hereto annexed, the same to be known as "Traffic Code of the Town of Southborough." Insofar as the said rules and orders or any of them are the same as the regulations, rules and orders now in force, they shall be deemed to be a continuation thereof."
Article I Definitions

§ 207-1 Terms defined.

Article II Authority and Duties of Police

§ 207-2 Authority to direct traffic.

§ 207-3 Temporary street closings.

§ 207-4 Temporary parking prohibitions.

§ 207-5 Exceptions.

Article III Traffic Signs, Signals, Markings and Zones

§ 207-6 Bus stops, taxicab stands and service zones.

§ 207-7 Interference prohibited.

§ 207-8 Obedience required.

§ 207-9 Placing of signs and signals; time of effect.

§ 207-10 Unofficial signs prohibited.

§ 207-11 Experimental regulations.

Article IV Zone of Quiet

§ 207-12 Establishment authorized.

Article V Stopping, Standing and Parking

§ 207-13 General prohibitions.

§ 207-14 Service zones.

§ 207-15 Diagonal parking.

§ 207-16 Parking of vehicles for sale restricted.

§ 207-17 All-night parking prohibited.

§ 207-18 Restricted parking.

§ 207-19 Parking prohibited in safety zones.

§ 207-20 Bus stops.

§ 207-21 Taxicab stands.

Article VI One-Way Streets

§ 207-22 Designation.

§ 207-23 Rotary traffic.

Article VII Operation of Vehicles

§ 207-24 Overtaking of other vehicles.

§ 207-25 Allowing overtaking by other vehicles.

§ 207-26 Obstructing traffic.

§ 207-27 Following too closely.

§ 207-28 Clinging to moving vehicles.

§ 207-29 Safety in maneuvering.

§ 207-30 Left turns prohibited.

§ 207-31 Emerging from alley or private driveway.

§ 207-32 Obedience to traffic control signals.

§ 207-33 U-turns prohibited.

§ 207-34 Stop signs.

§ 207-35 Operation at underpasses, overpasses and intersections with islands.

§ 207-36 Driving upon roads under construction or repair.

§ 207-37 Driving upon sidewalks restricted.

§ 207-38 Driving through safety zones.

§ 207-39 Identification of funerals.

§ 207-40 Rights and duties of drivers in funerals and other processions.

§ 207-41 Unlawful riding.

§ 207-42 Truck exclusions.

Article VIII Accident Reports

§ 207-43 Responsibilities of driver to make reports.

Article IX Miscellaneous Provisions

§ 207-44 Violations and penalties.

§ 207-45 Severability; repealer.

§ 207-46 Effect of regulations.

§ 207-47 Prima facie responsibility.