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[Adopted 10-1-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-2]


§ 228-27 Engine brakes prohibited.

No motor vehicle, defined to be a vehicle which is self-propelled, except an electric personal assistive mobility device or a vehicle which is propelled solely by human power, pursuant to the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code (Title 75, Part I, Chapter 1, § 102 of the Pennsylvania Code), shall be operated on the streets, roads, alleys or highways (hereinafter "streets") listed below within the Borough of Stockertown, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, utilizing, in said operation, an engine brake or engine suppression or compression brake.

§ 228-28 Streets subject to prohibition.

The streets subject to this prohibition shall be as follows:

A.

State Route 2025, known as Main Street, beginning at the Borough of Stockertown municipal boundary adjoining Forks Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, and continuing west-by-northwest to the intersection with State Route 191, known as Industrial Boulevard for southbound traffic and Main Street for northbound traffic.

B.

State Route 191, known as Main Street for southbound traffic, beginning at the Borough of Stockertown municipal boundary adjoining Plainfield Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, and continuing south-by-southeast to the intersection with State Route 2025, known as Main Street, and State Route 191, known as Industrial Boulevard.

C.

State Route 191, known as Industrial Boulevard for northbound traffic, beginning at the municipal boundary with Upper Nazareth Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, and continuing northeast to the intersection of State Routes 191 and 2025, known as Main Street.

D.

State Route 191, known as Industrial Boulevard for southbound traffic, beginning at the intersection of State Routes 191 and 2025, known as Main Street, and continuing southwest to a point approximately 230 feet past the intersection with the southbound Route 33 exit ramp.

§ 228-29 Emergency situations.

This article shall not apply to emergency driving situations requiring the utilization of an engine brake to protect the safety and property of the residents of the Borough of Stockertown, other motor vehicle operators, pedestrians, and the operator and passengers of the motor vehicle involved in said emergency situation.

§ 228-30 Violations and penalties.

Any person, corporation, partnership or legal entity violating any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $300 and costs of prosecution, and, in default of the payment thereof, shall be sentenced to undergo imprisonment for a period not to exceed 90 days. Every day that a violation under this article continues shall constitute a separate offense.

§ 228-31 When effective.

This article shall become effective upon final enactment.

§ 228-32 Severability.

The provisions of this article shall be severable, and if any of its provisions shall be held to be unconstitutional, illegal or invalid, or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining portions shall not be affected hereby.

 

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