440.12  SPECIAL ENGINE OR "JAKE" BRAKES.
   (a)   No person shall drive or operate any motor vehicle which is equipped with special engine brakes or "Jake" brakes in such a manner that the use of said brakes is likely to cause inconvenience or annoyance to persons of ordinary sensibilities.
   (b)   This section shall not apply to emergency vehicles of the City.
   (c)   The City Manager is hereby authorized and directed to have signs notifying the prohibition of special engine or "Jake" brakes posted at the entrance points to the City and at other appropriate locations in the City.
   (d)   The City Manager is hereby authorized and directed to forward copies of this section to all trucking companies regularly operating in the City, with an appropriate request that all drivers be notified of the new regulation.
   (e)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree for a first offense.  For a second or subsequent offense within one year of the first offense, such person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.
(Ord. 00-93.  Passed 8-2-00.)