Township of Caln, PA
Chester County
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In order to facilitate the movement of traffic and to combat the hazards of excessive snow and ice on the highways or portions of highways named in § 149-40 below, the Board of Commissioners, in its discretion, may declare an emergency due to such hazards.
A. 
After any such emergency shall have been declared, it shall be unlawful during the period of such emergency for any person to park a motor vehicle or tractor or to allow the same to remain parked on any highway or portion thereof named in Subsection B below, or to operate any motor vehicle or tractor on any such highway or portion thereof unless such vehicle or tractor shall be equipped with adequate equipment to provide sufficient traction to keep such vehicle or tractor in motion so that other traffic on such highways will not be blocked or seriously impeded.
B. 
The highways or portions thereof to which the provisions of this article shall be applicable during all periods of emergency declared as provided in § 149-39 above shall be as described below:
[Amended 8-24-1978 by Ord. No. 1978-5]
Name of Highway
Limits
Fox Avenue
From Toth Avenue to North Caln Road
Hazelwood Avenue
From Embreeville Road to South Bailey Road
Humpton Road
From North Bailey Road to Bondsville Road
Loomis Avenue
To East Lincoln Highway
Municipal Drive
From East Lincoln Highway to Humpton Road
North Bailey Road
From East Lincoln Highway to Fisherville Road
Oak Street
From Thirteenth Avenue to Seventeenth Avenue
Seltzer Avenue
To Wayne Avenue
Seventeenth Avenue
From Olive Street to Township line
South Caln Road
To Township line
Toth Avenue
From East Lincoln Highway to Quarry Street
Wayne Avenue
To Loomis Avenue
A. 
In order to assist the operators of motor vehicles and tractors in determining the highways affected by this article, the Board of Commissioners or the Chief of Police shall place around the utility poles on the highways or portions thereof designated in § 149-40B above signs reading as follows:
SNOW EMERGENCY ROUTE
SNOW TIRES OR CHAINS REQUIRED
NO PARKING DURING EMERGENCY
VEHICLES TOWED AWAY
B. 
The Board of Commissioners or the Chief of Police shall also, through radio, newspaper or other available media, disseminate information as to the existence of such emergency.
A. 
Any person who shall park a motor vehicle or tractor upon or along any of the highways or portions thereof listed in § 149-40B at any time during a period of emergency declared as provided in § 149-39 shall be guilty of a violation of this article.
B. 
Any person who shall operate a vehicle or tractor upon any highway or portion thereof listed in § 149-40B, which such vehicle or tractor shall become stalled upon any of such highways during a period of emergency declared as provided in § 149-39 of this article, if such stalling shall have been by reason of the failure to have such vehicle or tractor equipped with the equipment hereinabove prescribed, shall be guilty of a violation of this article.