City of Newburgh, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Newburgh 2-24-1975. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 220.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 288.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BICYCLE
Includes any vehicle of an arrangement or combination of two wheels, one following the other, supported by a frame, propelled by the feet acting upon the pedals.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Secs. 20-45 through 20-49, which immediately followed this section and dealt with registration, identification tags, transfer of ownership, fees and tampering with cards and tags, were repealed 6-13-1988 by L.L. No. 4-1988.
Persons riding or propelling any bicycle shall observe all traffic rules of the road applicable to the driver of a vehicle by Title VII of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York as modified by Article 34 of said Vehicle and Traffic Law. These include, but are not limited to, the following:
A. 
Persons riding or propelling any bicycle shall observe all traffic signals and signs and stop at all stop signs.
B. 
Every person operating a bicycle upon a roadway shall ride as near to the right side of the roadway as practicable and shall exercise due care when passing a vehicle standing or proceeding in the same direction.
C. 
Persons riding bicycles upon a roadway shall not ride more than two abreast, except on paths or parts of roadways set aside for the exclusive use of bicycles.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Secs. 20-51 and 20-52, which immediately followed this section and dealt with penalties and maintenance of records, were repealed 6-13-1988 by L.L. No. 4-1988.
[Added 6-13-1988 by L.L. No. 4-1988]
No person shall ride or propel any bicycle on the footpaths or sidewalks of any street in the City.