[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Corinth 12-5-1990 by L.L. No. 1-1990 (Ch. 118 of the 1983 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter, applicable to skateboards, shall apply whenever a skateboard is operated on any street or upon any highway or upon any sidewalk or any place where pedestrians walk.
Every person operating a skateboard upon a highway or road, dedicated or otherwise, shall operate the same in strict observance of all laws applicable to a vehicle and the use thereof and in compliance with all rules of the road applicable to the operation of a vehicle and in compliance with all traffic laws which by their nature can have an application.
The operator of a skateboard emerging from an alley, driveway or building shall, upon approaching a sidewalk, yield the right-of-way to all pedestrians approaching on said sidewalk.
No person shall stand, park or otherwise place in a position of temporary storage a skateboard upon a highway, street or sidewalk or against any building abutting a sidewalk in such manner which obstructs or renders injury to a pedestrian or interferes with vehicular traffic.
Whenever any person shall operate a skateboard 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.
No person shall operate a skateboard at nighttime unless he or she is wearing reflective clothing, which shall be visible from a distance of not less than 50 feet and a maximum of 300 feet from the front, side and rear of the skateboard when directly in front of the lawful beams of a headlight on a motor vehicle. Reflective clothing shall be defined, for the purposes of this chapter, as any shirt, vest or jacket or any other readily visible piece of apparel equipped with a reflective surface, such as phosphorescent tape or an equivalent reflective surface.
The parent of a minor child or the guardian of any minor child shall not authorize or knowingly permit any such child to violate any of the provisions of this chapter.
Any person or persons violating any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of an offense and shall forfeit and pay a fine not to exceed $25 for each and every offense.