6-3 Adoption of Ordinance
6-4 General Provisions
6-5 Forfeiture Penalty
SEC 6-1 PURPOSE.
This ordinance is entitled the "Town of Barnes Traffic Ordinance". The purpose of this ordinance is to regulate motor vehicle traffic.
SEC. 6-2 AUTHORITY.
The Town Board of the Town of Barnes has the specific statutory authority, powers and duties, pursuant to the specific statutory sections noted in this ordinance and/or by its adoption of village powers under Sec. 60.10, (2001-2002) Wis. Stats., to regulate, control, prevent and enforce against in the Town of Barnes certain uses, activities, businesses and operations by persons that may affect the traffic in the Town of Barnes.
SEC. 6-3 ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE.
The Town Board of the Town of Barnes has, by adoption of this ordinance, confirmed the specific statutory authority, powers and duties noted in the specific sections of this ordinance and has established, by these sections and this ordinance, the regulations, controls and enforcement against certain uses, activities, businesses and operations by persons that may affect the traffic in the Town of Barnes.
SEC. 6-4 GENERAL PROVISIONS.
(a) Except as specifically noted otherwise in this ordinance, in Chapters 340 to 348, (2001-2002) Wis. Stats., inclusive, Chapter 350 and Chapter 941, (2001-2002) Wis. Stats., describing and defining regulations with respect to vehicles, traffic and snowmobiles for which the penalty is a forfeiture only, including penalties to be imposed and procedure for prosecution, are hereby adopted and incorporated by reference by the Town of Barnes and made part of this ordinance as if fully set forth herein.
(b) Any future amendments, modifications, revisions, additions or deletions of the above noted statutory Chapters shall be incorporated herein and made part of this ordinance in order to secure uniform state regulations of traffic on the public highways, roads, streets and alleys of the State of Wisconsin.
Chapter 340, (2001-2002) Wis. Stats.
340.01 Words and Phrases Defined
Chapter 341, (2001-2002) Wis. Stats.
341.01 Words and Phrases Defined
341.04 Operating Unregistered or Improperly
341.05 When Vehicle Exempt from Registration
341.07 Certain Vehicles to be Registered by
341.08 Resident Lessee
341.08 Application for Registration
341.11(4) Display of Registration Certificate
341.15 Display of Registration Plates
341.16 Surrender of Illegible Plates
341.42 Reciprocity Permits
341.51 Registration of Dealer, Distributor,
Manufacturer or Transporter
341.55 Misuse of Plates
341.61 Improper Use of Evidence of Registration
341.62 False Evidence of Registration
341.63(3) Surrender of Plates Upon Suspension
Chapter 342, (2001-2002) Wis. Stats.
342.01 Words and Phrases Defined
342.05 Certificate of Title Required
342.06 Application for Certificate of Title
342.15 Transfer of Interest in a Vehicle
342.16 Transfer to or from Dealer
342.30(3) Assignment and Stamping of New Identification
342.31(2) Report of Stolen or Abandoned Vehicle
342.33 Sale of Vehicle Used as Taxicab
342.34 Destruction of Vehicle
Chapter 343, (2001-2002) Wis. Stats.
343.01 Words and Phrases Defined
343.05 Operating Without Valid Driver's License
343.10 Occupational Licenses
343.12 School Bus Operators to Obtain Special License
343.125 Chauffeurs to Obtain Special License
343.18 License to be Carried
343.19 Duplicate Licenses
343.22 Notice of Change of Address or Name
343.305 Implied Consent
343.35 Surrender of License Upon Revocation, Cancellation or Suspension
343.44 Driving After License Revoked or Suspended
343.45 Permitting Unauthorized Persons to Drive
Chapter 344, (2001-2002) Wis. Stats.
344.01 Words and Phrases Defined
Chapters 346, (2001-2002) Wis. Stats.
346.01 Words and Phrases Defined
346.32 Required Position for Turning Into Private Road or Driveway
346.33 Where Turns Prohibited
346.34 Turning Movements and Required Signal on Turning and Stopping
346.35 Method of Giving Signals on Turning and Stopping
346.37 Traffic Control Signal Legend
346.38 Pedestrian Control Signals
346.39 Flashing Signals
346.40 Whistle Signals
346.41 Display of Unauthorized Signs and Signals Prohibited
346.42 Interference with Signs and Signals Prohibited
346.44 All Vehicles to Stop at Signal Indicating Approach of Train
346.45 Certain Vehicles to Stop at all Railroad Crossings
346.46 Vehicles to Stop at Stop Signs
346.47 When Vehicles Using Alley or Non-Highway Access to Stop
346.48 Vehicles to Stop for School Buses Loading or Unloading Children
346.50 Exceptions to Stopping and Parking Restrictions
346.51 Stopping, Standing or Parking Outside of Business or Residence Districts
346.52 Stopping Prohibited in Certain Specified Places
346.53 Parking Prohibited in Certain Specified Places
346.54 How to Park and Stop on Streets
346.55 Other Restrictions on Parking and Stopping
346.57(2) Reasonable and Prudent Speed
346.57(3) Conditions Requiring Reduced Speed
(a)-(c) Fixed Speed Limits in School or Safety Zones
(d)-(h) Fixed Speed Limits
(hm) Emergency Energy Speed Limit
(i) Speeding in Park or Recreation Area
346.57(5) Zoned and Posted Speed Limits
346.58 Special Speed Restrictions for Certain Vehicles
346.59 Minimum Speed Regulations
346.595 Motor Driven Cycles
346.61 Applicability of Sections Relating to Reckless and Drunken Driving
346.62(2) Reckless Driving (First Offense Within Five (5) Years)
346.63 Operating Under Influence of Intoxicant or Other Drug
346.66 Applicability of Sections Relating to Accidents and Accident Reporting
346.68 Duty Upon Striking Unattended Vehicle
346.69 Duty Upon Striking Property on or Adjacent to Highway
346.70 Duty to Report Accident
346.71 Coroners to Report
346.72 Garages to Keep Record of Repairs of Accident Damage
346.73 Accident Reports Confidential
346.77 Responsibility of Parent or Guardian for violation of Bicycle and Play Vehicle Regulations
346.78 Play Vehicles Not to be Used on Roadway
346.79 Special Rules Applicable to Bicycles
346.80 Riding Bicycle on Roadway
346.804 Riding Bicycle on Sidewalks
346.81 Lamps and Other Equipment on Bicycles
346.87 Limitation on Backing
346.88 Obstruction of Operator
346.89 Inattentive Driving
346.90 Following Emergency Vehicle
346.91 Crossing Fire Hose
346.92 Illegal Riding
346.93 Intoxicants in Vehicles Carrying Minors
346.935 Drinking in Motor Vehicles on Highway
346.94 Miscellaneous Prohibited Acts
Chapter 347, (2001-2002) Wis. Stats.
347.01 Words and Phrases Defined
Chapter 347, (2001-2002) Wis. Stats.
347.03 Sale of Prohibited Equipment
347.04 Improperly Equipped Vehicle
347.06 When Lighted Lamps Required
347.07 Special Restrictions on Lamps and the Use Thereof
347.08 Determining the Visibility Distance and Mounted Height of Lamps
347.09 Headlamps on Motor Vehicles
347.10 Headlamp Specifications for Motor Vehicles Other Than Power-Driven Cycles
347.11 Headlamp Specifications for Power-Driven Cycles and Motor Bicycles
347.12 Use of Multiple-Beam Headlamps
347.13 Tail Lamps and Registration Plate Lamps
347.14 Stop Lamps
347.15 Direction Signal Lamps or Devices
347.16 Clearance Lamps and Reflectors
347.18 Mounting of Clearance Lamps and Reflectors
347.19 Visibility of Clearance Lamps or Reflectors
347.20 Lamp or Flag on Projecting Load
Chapter 348, (2001-2002) Wis. Stats.
348.01 Words and Phrases Defined
348.18 Weight Limitations Apply to Publicly-Owned Vehicles; Exceptions
348.185 Empty Weight to be Indicated on Side of Certain Vehicles; Rules
348.19 Traffic Officers May Weigh Vehicles and Require Removal of Excess Load
348.20 Policy in Prosecuting Weight Violations
348.25 General Provisions Relating to Permits for Vehicles and Loads of Excessive Size and Weight
348.26 Single Trip Permits
348.27 Annual or Multiple Trip Permits
348.28 Permits to be Carried
SEC. 6-5 FORFEITURE PENALTY.
(a) The penalty for violation of any provision of this Section shall be a forfeiture as hereafter provided, together with court costs and fees prescribed by Sections 814.63(1) and (2) or 814.65(1). Wis. Stats., the penalty assessment for moving traffic violations and the driver improvement surcharge imposed by Sections 165.87 and 346.655, Wis. Stats., where applicable. Payment of the judgment and applicable court costs, fees, assessments and surcharges may be suspended by the sentencing court for not more than sixty (60) days. Any person eighteen (18) years of age or older who shall fail to pay the amount of the forfeiture, court costs, any penalty assessment or driver surcharge or other penalty imposed for violation of any provision of this Chapter may, upon order of the court entering judgment therefore and having jurisdiction of the case, be imprisoned until such forfeiture, costs and assessment are paid, but not exceeding ninety (90) days.
(b) Other Sanctions.
(1) By Court. Nothing herein shall preclude or affect the power of the sentencing court to exercise additional authorities granted by the Wisconsin Statutes to suspend or revoke the operating privileges of the defendant, order the defendant to submit to assessment and rehabilitation programs or to attend traffic safety school in addition to payment of a monetary penalty or in lieu or imprisonment.
(c) Forfeitures for Violation of Uniform Moving Traffic
Forfeitures for violations of any moving traffic regulation set forth in the Wisconsin Statutes adopted by reference in Section 5-4 shall conform to the forfeiture penalty permitted to be imposed for violations of the comparable Wisconsin Stature, including any variations or increases for subsequent offenses; provided, however, that this Subsection shall not be construed to permit prosecution under this Chapter for any offense described in Chapters 341 to 350 Wis. Stats., for which an imprisonment penalty or fine may be imposed upon the defendant.
(d) Forfeitures for Uniform Statewide Parking, Stopping and Standing Offenses.
Minimum and maximum forfeiture for violation of non-moving traffic violations adopted by reference in Section 5-4 as described in Chapters 341 to 350, Wis. Stats., shall be found in the current edition of the Revised Uniform State Traffic Deposit Schedule, as from time to time in effect after adoption by the Wisconsin Judicial Conference.
SEC. 6-6 ENFORCEMENT.
(a) Enforcement Procedures. Except where otherwise specifically provided by the laws of the State of Wisconsin or this Code, the traffic regulations in this Code of Ordinances shall be enforced in the Circuit Court of Bayfield County in accordance with the provisions of Chapters 345 and 799, Wis. Stats.
(b) Citations. The Wisconsin Uniform Traffic Citation and Complaint described and defined in the Wisconsin Statutes shall be used for enforcement of all provisions of this Section.
(c) Deposits. Deposits shall be made in conformance with Sec. 345.26, (2001-2002) Wis. Stats. If a particular deposit is not established by this statute, then the person shall deposit a forfeiture penalty as provided by the Town of Barnes and approved by the Town Board of the Town of Barnes.