414.01  OBEDIENCE TO TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES.
   (a)   (1)   Unless otherwise instructed by a police officer at the location of a traffic control device, no pedestrian shall disobey the instruction of any traffic- control device placed in accordance with the provisions of the traffic code.
      (2)   It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle to disobey the instruction of any traffic-control device, unless otherwise instructed by a police officer at the location of the traffic-control device.
      (3)   At intersections controlled by traffic-control signals, vehicular traffic facing a steady red traffic-control signal shall stop before entering the intersection and shall remain stopped until directed to proceed by a steady green traffic-control signal.
      (4)   When both traffic-control signals and stop signs are erected at an intersection, traffic shall be governed by the traffic-control signal while it is in operation.
      (5)   No driver of a truck or other vehicle, where applicable, shall disobey the instructions of a sign stating “No Thru Trucks,” “Thru Trucks Prohibited,” or any sign clearly indicating a load limit or a prohibition against through trucks or weights in excess of a specified limit.
   (b)   Except as otherwise provided in this division, whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor. If, within one year of the offense, the offender previously has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to one predicate motor vehicle or traffic offense, whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree. If, within one year of the offense, the offender previously has been convicted of two or more predicate motor vehicle or traffic offenses, whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree.
(Ord. 2004-37. Passed 10-14-04; Ord. 2005-8.  Passed 2-10-05; Ord. 2005-44.  Passed 9-22-05; Ord. 2006-38.  Passed 10-12-06.)