CHAPTER XIV. TRAFFICCHAPTER XIV. TRAFFIC\ARTICLE 2. LOCAL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

The Standard Traffic Ordinance as adopted is hereby modified by adding thereto the following:

       The governing body may, by resolution, establish and fix the location of such traffic control devices as may be deemed necessary to guide and warn traffic under the provisions of this chapter, other traffic ordinances and the state laws. The city shall place and maintain such traffic control signs, signals and devices when and as may be required by the authority of the governing body to make effective the provisions of this chapter and other ordinances for the regulation of traffic.

(Code 1991)

(a)   Truck; Defined. For purposes of this article, the word “truck” shall mean any self-propelled, motorized vehicle, including any attached trailer or semitrailer, designed for or used for the transportation or delivery of personal property, with a gross weight in excess of 18,000 pounds.

(b)   Truck Routes. No truck (except as engaged in the repair or construction of streets or roadways within the city) shall be allowed to enter upon any of the streets or roadways of the city, except the following named streets:

(1)   Avenue C

(2)   Myrtle Street

(3)   Attica Avenue

(4)   Main Street

(5)   Magnolia Street north of Highway 160 to the city limits

Provided, that at the time of any alleged violation of these restrictions, there shall be posted upon the streets and roadways of the city, truck route signs indicating the streets and roadways upon which truck traffic is allowed. Any truck delivering or picking up goods or merchandise to or from any house or premises within the city shall be permitted to enter upon a restricted street or roadway while delivering or picking up goods or merchandise, provided, that such truck shall, as reasonably possible, travel as close to its destination point on a designated truck route to the point of pick up or delivery and return to the nearest designated truck route, using the most direct route, after such pickup or delivery.

(c)   Truck Parking.  No truck shal1 be parked upon any bituminous roadway of the city. No truck will be parked adjacent to any residence when occupant of said residence has filed a written complaint with the city clerk or police department.

Any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be punished as set forth in section 14-204 of the code of the City of Attica, Kansas.

(Ord. G-998-88-2, Sec. 3; Code 1991; Ord. G-1007-92-4; Code 2015)

Pursuant to K.S.A. 8-1560, the Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities, Article 7, Section 33(a)(2), shall be amended by deleting the existing words and by substituting the following words:

“Twenty-five (25) miles per hour in any resident district.”

(Ord. G-998-88-2, Sec. 4; Code 1991)

Any person convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this article shall: for first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not more than $100 or by imprisonment for not more than 10 days or both such fine and imprisonment; upon a second conviction within one year thereafter, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than $200, or by imprisonment for not more than 20 days, or both fine and imprisonment; upon a third or subsequent conviction within one year after the first conviction such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500, or by imprisonment for not more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment; provided, the penalties prescribed in the Standard Traffic Ordinance incorporated by reference by section 14-101 shall prevail as to violations of its provisions. For serious traffic offenses as described in Article 6 of the Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities, the penalties stated therein shall apply upon conviction by trial or plea of guilty or nolo contendere.

(Ord. G-988-88-2, Sec. 5)

(a)   It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle to use or operate or cause to be used or operated within the City of Attica, Kansas any mechanical exhaust device designed to aid the breaking or deceleration of any vehicle which results in the excessive, loud, unusual or explosive noise from such vehicle, or otherwise known as jake-braking.

(b)   Any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be punished for a first conviction thereof by a fine of not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or by imprisonment not for a period exceeding ten (10) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. For a second such conviction within one (1) year thereafter, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00) or by imprisonment for not more than twenty (20) days or both such fine and imprisonment. Upon the third and subsequent conviction within one (1) year after the first conviction, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or by imprisonment for not more than six (6) months or both such fine and imprisonment.

(Ord. G-1086-01-4; Code 2015)