It shall be unlawful for any person to ride or drive any animal, automobile, motorcycle, motor bicycle, or other vehicle upon or across any sidewalk within this municipality at any place other than at the place or places where there has been and is prepared an established roadway across the sidewalk; provided, that the provisions of this section shall not apply to the firefighters of the municipality in the performance of their functions or duties.
(1972 Code, § 6-333)  Penalty, see § 130.99