Township of Potter, PA
Centre County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
A. 
Maximum speed limits are established on portions of specified streets, as follows, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle, on any part of a street where a maximum speed limit applies, at a higher speed than the maximum prescribed for that part of the street:
Street
Location
Maximum Speed Limit
(mph)
Airport Road
SR 144 to Tusseyville Road
30
Carriage Lane (T-503)
[Added 10-7-2002 by Ord. No. 4-2002]
Hidden Lake Drive (T-502) to dead end
25
Hidden Lake Drive (T-502)
[Added 10-7-2002 by Ord. No. 4-2002]
SR 0045 to dead end
25
Kreitzer Avenue (T-434)
[Added 10-7-2002 by Ord. No. 4-2002]
SR 192 to Lane Avenue (T-435)
25
Lane Avenue (T-435)
[Added 10-7-2002 by Ord. No. 4-2002]
SR 192 to Kreitzer Avenue (T-434)
25
Lower Georges Valley Road
SR 144 to Gregg Township line
35
Neff Road
SR 322 to Tusseyville Road
30
Penns Court (T-441)
[Added 10-7-2002 by Ord. No. 4-2002]
Manor Road (T-437) to dead end
25
Red Mill Road
SR 322 to Short Road
25
Sinking Creek Road
SR 144 to Egg Hill Road
30
Taylor Hill Road
SR 322 To Church Hill Road
35
Tusseyville Road
Airport Road (T-523) to SR 45
45
Tusseyville Road
Neff Road to Airport Road (T-523)
35
Wagner Road
SR 322 to 0.5 miles from SR 322
35
Wagner Road
0.5 miles from SR 322 to Hoot Road
25
Wynwood Drive (T-442)
[Added 10-7-2002 by Ord. No. 4-2002]
Penns Court (T-441) to dead end
25
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $35. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 per mile for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
A. 
Maximum speed limits are established, as follows, on certain bridges and elevated structures, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle on any such bridge or elevated structure, at a higher speed than the maximum prescribed for that bridge or elevated structure:
Bridge or Elevated Structure
Location
Maximum Speed Limit
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $35. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 per mile for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
A. 
The following are declared to be hazardous grades, and, upon any such hazardous grade, no person shall drive a vehicle, having a gross weight in excess of that referred to for that grade, in the direction stated for that grade, at a speed in excess of that established in this section for that grade, and, if so stated for a particular grade, the driver of every such vehicle shall stop the vehicle before proceeding downhill:
Street
Location
Direction of Travel
Maximum Gross Weight
Maximum Speed Limit
Required to Stop Before Proceeding Downhill
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $35. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
A. 
A speed limit of 15 miles per hour is established on all streets and roadways in the public parks maintained and operated by the Township, except in the following locations, where the lower maximums, as specified, shall apply:
Park
Street
Location
Maximum Speed Limit
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $35. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 per mile for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
A. 
At the following locations, traffic signals as indicated below shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected), and traffic at those locations shall be directed by those signals:
Location
Type of Signal
(Reserved)
B. 
Any driver of a vehicle who disobeys the directions of any traffic signal shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
The following are established as intersections where drivers of vehicles headed in the direction or directions indicated are prohibited from making a right turn (or a left turn from a one-way street into another one-way street) on a steady red signal:
Intersection
Vehicles Traveling On
Facing
(Reserved)
B. 
Any driver of a vehicle who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
The following are established as one-way streets, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle on any one-way street other than in the direction established for traffic on that street:
Street
From
To
Direction of Travel
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, of the type indicated, traveling upon the first-named street at any of the following intersections, in the direction or directions indicated in each case, to make a left turn and/or a right turn into the second-named street, as indicated, at any time when such a turn is prohibited by this section:
Vehicles Traveling On
Direction of Travel
Not to Make Turn
Into
When
Type of Vehicle Applicable To
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, traveling upon the first-named street at any of the following intersections, in the direction or directions indicated in each case, to make other than a left turn, at any time stated, both right turns and straight-across traffic being prohibited:
Vehicles Traveling On
Direction of Travel
Times
Not To Make Right Turn Into or Travel Straight Across
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle, traveling upon any of the following portions of streets, in the direction or directions indicated for that street, to make a U-turn:
Street
Portion
Direction of Travel
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
The following are established as no-passing zones, and it shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle to overtake or pass another vehicle or to drive on the left side of the roadway in any no passing zone:
Street
Direction of Travel
Location
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
The following highways are established as through highways, thus authorizing stop or yield signs to be erected facing traffic approaching every intersection with the through highway except for those intersections with traffic signals, or with exceptions or modifications as indicated below. Every driver of a vehicle approaching a stop or yield sign authorized by this section shall stop the vehicle or yield right-of-way as required by §§ 3323(b) or 3323(c) of the Vehicle Code, as the case may be, and shall not proceed into or across the through highway until he has followed all applicable requirements of that section of the law:
Highway
Location
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
The following intersections (in addition to intersections with the through highways established by § 204-20) are established as stop intersections, and official stop signs shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected) in such a position as to face traffic approaching the second-named street (the intersecting or through street) on the first-named street (the stop street) in the direction or directions indicated for that intersection. Every driver of a vehicle approaching the intersection on the first-named or stop street, in the direction indicated in each case, shall stop the vehicle as required by § 3323(b) of the Vehicle Code,[1] and shall not proceed into or across the second-named or intersecting or through street until he has followed all applicable requirements of that section of the law.
Stop Street
Intersection or Through Street
Direction of Travel
Boal Gap Road
Polecat Road
Bradley Road East
Oakwood Lane
Bradley Road West
Oakwood Lane
Brian Drive West
Oakwood Lane
Bubb Road
Colyer Road
Cider Press Road
Geary Road
Dogtown Road
Colyer Road
Geary Road
Red Mill Road
Goodhart Road
Red Mill Road
Goodhart Road North
McCool Road
Goodhart Road South
McCool Road
High Street
Lake Road
High Street
Polecat Road and Bubb Road
Jack's Lane South
Brian Drive
Lake Road
Bubb Road
Lingle Road
Taylor Hill Road
Luse Road
Manor Road
McCool Road
Geary Road
Middle Road
Decker Road
Middle Road
Pond Lane and Manor Road
Polecat Road
Colyer Road
Racetrack Road
Dogtown Road
Racetrack Road
Mountain Back Road
Red Mill Road (TR 518)
300 feet in advance of intersection (stop ahead)
Red Mill Road (TR 518)
Intersecting Geary Road (TR 516) (stop except right turn)
North
Shunk Road
Egg Hill Road
Strawberry Hill Road
Black Hawk Road
Taylor Hill Road
Church Hill Road
TR 407.4
TR 407.4 and TR 413.1
East and west
TR 407.4
TR 409.3 and TR 407.4
East
TR 409.4
TR 407.4 and TR 407.3
East and west
TR 413.2
TR 407.4
South and west
TR 423
TR 426.1 and TR 423
South, north, east and west
TR 426.1
TR 423
East and west
TR 862
TR 413.2
North
TR 862
TR 413.2
North and south
Tussey Sink Road
Taylor Hill Road
Wagner Road
Hoot Road
Zerby Road
Tussey Sink Road
[1]
Editor's Note: See 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 3323(b).
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
The following intersections (in addition to intersections with the through highways established by § 204-20) are established as yield intersections, and official yield signs shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected) in such a position as to face traffic approaching the second-named street (the through street) on the first-named street (the yield street) in the direction or directions indicated for that intersection. Every driver of a vehicle approaching the intersection on the first-named or yield street, in the direction indicated in each case, shall slow down or stop the vehicle as required by § 3323(c) of the Vehicle Code,[1] and then yield the right-of-way as required by that subsection of the Vehicle Code.
Yield Street
Through Street
Direction of Travel
(Reserved)
[1]
Editor's Note: See 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 3323(c).
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
No motor vehicle including a motorcycle, pedalcycle or minibike shall be operated on any property owned by the Township or any other public agency or instrumentality within the Township without the permission of the property owner and a permit from the Road Superintendent of the Township.
B. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
A. 
The following locations are designated as rotary traffic islands, and every vehicle passing around a rotary traffic island shall be driven only to the right of the island:
Location
(Reserved)
B. 
Any person who drives a vehicle otherwise than to the right of any rotary traffic island shall be guilty of a violation of this section, and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.