Prohibiting the Use of Compression (Jake) Brakes - Village of Neshkoro
VILLAGE OF NESHKORO, MARQUETTE COUNTY, WISCONSIN ORDINANCE 10-1-14
AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING THE USE OF COMPRESSION BRAKES IN THE VILLAGE OF NESHKORO, WISCONSIN
WHEREAS the Board of Trustees of the Village of Neshkoro finds that the use of motor vehicle compression brakes disturbs the public peace and quiet.
NOW THEREFORE THE VILLAGE TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF NESHKORO, WISCONSIN DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Village of Neshkoro Code Of Ordinances Title 10, Article B "Street Traffic Regulations" is hereby amended by the addition of a new section 10-1-14 entitled "Compression Brakes Prohibited".
"10-1-14" Compression brakes are prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any vehicle equipped with compression brakes (jake brakes) to downshift and release the clutch to utilize the vehicle's engine to slow in order to meet proper speed restrictions within the Village, except in case of extreme emergency.
Section 2. Any person violating the provisions of the Ordinance shall have committed a traffic infraction and a penalty shall be imposed as provided in Section 10-1-50 of the Village of Neshkoro Code.
Section 3. This Ordinance is hereby adopted and shall take effect on the day of publication.