AN ORDINANCE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF
YIELD SIGN REGULATIONS IN THE TOWN OF PLAINFIELD
WHEREAS, it has been determined to be in the best interest of the Town of Plainfield to regulate compliance with yield signs on public streets within the Town of Plainfield,
BE IT ORDAINED by the Town Council of the Town of Plainfield of Hendricks County, Indiana, that:
SECTION 1. PURPOSE
The purpose of this ordinance is to regulate compliance with the yield signs directing the flow of traffic on public streets within the Town of Plainfield for the protection of public health, safety and welfare.
SECTION 2. ENFORCEMENT
A driver approaching a yield sign, in obedience to such sign, shall slow down to a reasonable speed and be prepared to come to a complete stop if a vehicle or pedestrian with the right-of-way is approaching from another direction or is in the intersection so closely as to constitute an immediate hazard.
A driver shall obey a yield sign unless traffic at such intersection is controlled by a Police Officer, in which event every driver shall comply with the direction of the Police Officer.
An Officer of Plainfield Metropolitan Police Department may issue a citation for a failure to comply with a yield sign within the corporate boundaries of the Town of Plainfield.
SECTION 3. VIOLATION
Any person who violates this ordinance shall be fined not less than Sixty Dollars ($60.00) for each offense or more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) for a single offense.
SECTION 4. EFFECTIVE DATE
This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication according to law.
SAID ORDINANCE is hereby passed and adopted this 11th day of April, 2005.
TOWN COUNCIL, TOWN OF PLAINFIELD
HENDRICKS COUNTY, INDIANA:
Robin G. Brandgard, President
Daniel W. Fivecoat
Edmond L. Gaddie Jr.
H. Michael Isaacs, Clerk-Treasurer,
Town of Plainfield, Indiana