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(A) Terms used in this traffic code shall have the meanings prescribed for such terms by the State Motor Vehicle Laws, unless otherwise specifically defined as a part of this traffic code.
(Prior Code, § 70.1)
(B) For the purpose of this traffic code, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
CITY. The City of Decatur.
(Prior Code, § 70.2)
COUNTY. The County of Adams.
(Prior Code, § 70.3)
COUNCIL. The Common Council of the city.
(Prior Code, § 70.5)
ORDINANCES. The ordinances of the city and all amendments thereto.
(Prior Code, § 70.7)
PERSON. Any natural individual, firm, trust, partnership, association or corporation. Whenever the word PERSON is used in any section of this traffic code prescribing a penalty or fine as applied to partnerships or associations, the word includes the partners, or members thereof, and as applied to corporations includes officers, agents or employees thereof who are responsible for any violations of the section. The singular includes the plural. The masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter genders.
(Prior Code, § 70.6)
POLICE OFFICER. Every officer of the city and any other duly constituted law officer who may be aiding the police force of the city at any time, including state and county officers.
(Prior Code, § 70.9)
STATE. The State of Indiana.
(Prior Code, § 70.4)
TRAFFIC CODE. The Decatur Traffic Code.
(Prior Code, § 70.8)
TRUCK. A vehicle that has more than two rear wheels, or more than one rear axle, or has an empty vehicle weight of more than 5,000 pounds.
(Prior Code, § 70.12)
(C) All reference to time contained in this traffic code shall be the time standard that is used by the city at any given time and which may change periodically.
(Prior Code, § 70.10)
(D) Any reference in this traffic code to a specific street, avenue or drive shall be deemed to be a reference to the exact and correct name of such street so long as the first part of the name before the word street, avenue or drive, as the case may be is correctly stated.
(Prior Code, § 70.11)
(Ord. 1983-11, passed 6-21-1983)