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A. Each bicycle, when in use on the streets of the city at any time from sunset to sunrise, and at such other times when conditions such as fog, snow, sleet, or rain provide insufficient lighting to render clearly discernible persons and vehicles at a distance of five hundred feet (500') ahead, shall be equipped with a lamp on the front exhibiting a white light visible from at least three hundred feet (300') to the front and with a lamp on the rear exhibiting a red light visible from a distance of three hundred feet (300') to the rear; except that a red reflector of a type approved by the United States consumer products safety commission may be used in lieu of a rear light. Other lamps are permissible if no red light is directed towards the front, nor white light to the rear.
B. The use of sirens or whistles on a bicycle is prohibited.
C. No person shall drive a bicycle unless it is equipped with a functional brake. Unicycles are exempt from the brake requirement.
D. A person propelling a bicycle on the streets of the city shall not ride other than upon or astride a permanent and regular seat attached to the bicycle.
E. Each bicycle driven along the streets of the city shall have such other equipment, and the equipment shall be in such condition, as will allow it to be operated safely. (Ord. 48-09, 9-21-2009)