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Town of Southold, NY
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Chapter 193. Parks and Recreation Areas

Article I. Use Regulations and Restrictions

§ 193-3. Regulations concerning motor vehicles.

A. 
No person in a recreational area shall:
(1) 
Fail to comply with all applicable provisions of the state motor vehicle traffic laws and the laws of the Town of Southold in regard to equipment and operation of vehicles.
(2) 
Fail to obey all traffic officers and recreational area employees, such persons being hereby authorized and instructed to direct traffic whenever and wherever needed in the recreational area and on the highways, streets or roads immediately adjacent thereto in accordance with the provisions of these regulations and such supplementary regulations as may be issued subsequently by the Superintendent.
(3) 
Fail to observe carefully all traffic signs indicating speed, direction, caution, stopping or parking and all others posted for proper control and to safeguard life and property.
(4) 
Ride or drive a vehicle at a rate of speed exceeding 10 miles per hour, except upon such roads as the Superintendent may designate by posted signs for speedier travel.
(5) 
Drive any vehicle on any area except the paved roads or parking areas or such other areas as may on occasion be specifically designated as temporary parking areas by the Superintendent.
(6) 
(Reserved)[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection A(6), regarding parking a vehicle in other than an established or designated parking area, was repealed 5-8-2007 by L.L. No. 12-2007.
(7) 
Fail to immediately notify an attendant of an emergency in the nature of a breakdown requiring the assistance of a tow truck, mechanic or other person.
(8) 
Fail to use a muffler adequate to deaden the sound of the engine in a motor vehicle.
(9) 
Repair, wash, wax or perform other maintenance on his or another vehicle.
B. 
The provisions of this article shall not apply to the following motor vehicles:
(1) 
Motor vehicles of the United States of America, the State of New York, the County of Suffolk, the Town of Southold and any agency, instrumentality or department thereof when used on official business or motor vehicles operated by officers or employees of such governmental agencies when used on official business.
(2) 
Motor vehicles commandeered for use by police officers in the performance of their duties.
(3) 
Ambulances or motor vehicles used as ambulances.
(4) 
Motor vehicles operated by a Fire Department or fire district in the performance of its duty.
(5) 
Motor vehicles used for launching and hauling boats at public boat launching sites.