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“ABANDONED VEHICLE.” A vehicle that has been parked or remains standing the public right-of-way in excess of seventy-two (72) hours.
“ALLEY.” A street intended to provide access to the rear or side lots of buildings in urban areas and not intended for the purpose of through vehicular traffic.
“AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE.” Any official law enforcement vehicle, ambulance, or fire suppression vehicle when operated in connection with an emergency.
“AUTOMOBILE.” Any self-propelled vehicle which is capable of transporting ten (10) or fewer
passengers, but shall not include motorcycles, motor driven cycles or farm trucks registered for agricultural use only and having a gross weight of one (1) ton or more.
“CHILD BOOSTER SEAT.” A child passenger restraint system that meets the standards set forth in 49 C.F.R. Part 571 that is designed to elevate a child to properly sit in a federally approved lap-and-shoulder belt system.
“CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM.” Any device manufactured to transport children in an automobile which conforms to all applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards.
(1) That part of a roadway at an intersection included within the connections of the lateral lines of the sidewalks on opposite sides of the street measured from the curbs or in the absence of curbs, from the edges of the traversable roadway, and in the absence of a sidewalk on one side of the roadway, the part of a roadway included within the extension of the lateral lines of the sidewalk at right angles to the center line;
(2) Any portion of a roadway at an intersection or elsewhere distinctly indicated as a pedestrian crossing by pavement marking lines on the surface, which might be supplemented by contrasting pavement texture, style, or color. (References: Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, 2009 edition and KRS 189.010).
“HIGHWAY.” Any public way for the purposes of vehicular travel, including the entire area within the right-of-way. (References: Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices and KRS 189.010).
“IMPOUNDMENT.” The removal of a vehicle to a storage facility cither by an officer or other persons authorized by the Chief of Police in response to a request from an officer or other persons authorized by the Chief of Police.
“JUNKED VEHICLE.” Any inoperative motor vehicle which is wrecked, dismantled, partially dismantled or discarded.
“PUBLIC SAFETY VEHICLE.” Means public utility repair vehicle; wreckers; state, county, or municipal service vehicles and equipment; highway equipment which performs work that requires stopping and standing or moving at slow speeds within the traveled portions of highways; and vehicles which are escorting wide-load or slow-moving trailers, or trucks.
(1) An easement, an area of land transformed or dedicated and accepted by the City or State for public use over which people or goods have the right to pass or travel;
(2) An assignment, the right of one vehicle or pedestrian to proceed in a lawful manner in preference to another vehicle or pedestrian approaching under such circumstances of direction, speed, and proximity as to give rise to danger of collision unless one grants precedence to the other.
“ROADWAY.” That portion of a street or highway improved, designed or ordinarily used for vehicular travel and parking lanes, but exclusive of the sidewalk, berm, or shoulder. If a street includes two or more separate roadways, the term “ROADWAY” as used herein shall refer to any roadway separately but not to all such roadways collectively. (References: Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, 2009 Edition and KRS 189.010).
“STREET.” See “HIGHWAY.”
“TRAFFIC.” Pedestrians, bicyclists, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, or other conveyances either singularly or together while using for purposes of travel any street or highway.
“TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE.” A sign, signal, marking, or other device, used to regulate, warn, or guide traffic placed on, over or adjacent to a street or highway by the authority of a public body, agency, or official having jurisdiction.
“TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT MANUAL.” A set of guidelines, consisting of the Traffic Control Request Policy and the On-Street Parking Guide and other policies as amended, used by the Traffic Safety Committee to provide for consistent treatment of traffic management and control issues within the City of Murray, as adopted by the City of Murray.
“VEHICLE.” Every device in, upon, or by which any person or property can be transported or drawn upon a street or highway.
(Ord. 2014-1629, passed 1-23-14)