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A. No person shall drive a motor vehicle on a highway past a traffic control point, designated by the ranking peace officer on duty within the affected area, under conditions in which traffic is congested at or near the control point, three or more times in one direction within a three-hour period. A peace officer may give written notice upon the person passing the control point a third time. Further driving past the control point shall constitute a misdemeanor. The beginning and end of the portion of the street subject to cruising controls shall be clearly identified by signs that state the appropriate provisions of Section 21100(k) of the California Vehicle Code and this section of the Murrieta Code.
B. This section shall not apply to the following vehicles: in-service emergency vehicles, taxicabs for hire, buses and other vehicles being driven for business purposes. A violation of this section shall constitute a misdemeanor.
(Ord. 98 § 1 (part), 1993: Ord. 3 § 1 (part), 1991: prior code § 12.14.002)