Town of Elkton, VA
Rockingham County
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[Added 12-21-1998]
No person shall drive or permit a motor vehicle under his or her care, custody, or control to be driven on a street or alley within the Town past a traffic control point three or more times within a two-hour period, in or around a posted no-cruising area so as to contribute to traffic congestion; obstruction of streets, sidewalks, parking lots, or public vehicular areas; impediment of access to shopping centers or other buildings open to the public; or interference with the use of property or conduct of business in the area adjacent thereto. At every point where a public street or alley becomes a no-cruising area, there shall be posted a sign which designates a "No-Cruising" area. "Traffic control point," as used in this section, means any point or points within the no-cruising area established by the Chief of Police for the purpose of monitoring cruising. No area shall be designated or posted as a no-cruising area except upon the passage of a resolution by the Town Council specifically requiring such designation and posting for a particular area. This section shall not apply to in-service emergency vehicles, taxicabs for hire, buses, and other vehicles being used for business purposes. Any person violating this section shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of $50. Any person convicted of a second or subsequent violation of this section may be punished by a fine of not less than $75 nor more than $100 for each succeeding violation.
No person shall drive or permit a motor vehicle under his or her care, custody, or control to be driven in a specific center or commercial area past a traffic control point three or more times within a two-hour period from 6:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday, in or around a posted no-cruising area so as to contribute to traffic congestion; obstruction of streets, sidewalks, parking lots, or public vehicular areas; impediment of access to shopping centers or other buildings open to the public; or interference with the use of property or conduct of business in the area adjacent thereto. At every point where a public street or alley becomes or provides ingress to a no-cruising area, there shall be posted a sign which designates "No-Cruising" areas and times. "Specific center or commercial area," as used in this section, means certain privately owned public parking areas and driveways which are designated as no-cruising areas upon application in writing by the owner or person in general charge of the operation of such area to the Chief of Police. No area shall be designated or posted as a no-cruising area except upon the passage of a resolution by the Town Council specifically requiring such designation and posting for a particular area This section shall not apply to in-service emergency vehicles, taxicabs for hire, buses, and other vehicles being used for business purposes. Any person violating this section with respect to a specific center or commercial area shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of $25. Any person convicted of a second or subsequent violation of this section may be punished by a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $100 for each succeeding violation.