The driver of any vehicle, streetcar or trackless trolley shall obey the directions of any official traffic control device applicable thereto and placed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter and other traffic ordinances of this town, unless otherwise directed by a police officer, subject to the exemptions granted the driver of an authorized emergency vehicle in section 24-3(c).
No provision of this chapter for which signs are required shall be enforced against an alleged violator if, at the time and place of the alleged violation, an official sign is not in proper position and sufficiently legible to an ordinarily observant person. Whenever a particular section of this chapter does not state that signs are required, such section shall be effective without signs being placed to give notice thereof.
(Code 1974, § 11-9)
Whenever authorized signs are placed, erected or installed indicating that no right or left or "U" turn is permitted, no driver of a vehicle shall disobey the directions of any such sign, and when authorized markers, buttons or other indications are placed within an intersection indicating the course to be traveled by vehicles traversing or turning thereat, no driver of a vehicle shall disobey the directions of such indications.
(Code 1974, § 11-10)
Whenever authorized signs or markings are placed, erected or installed indicating no parking zones or safety zones, no driver of a vehicle shall disobey the regulations in connection therewith.
(Code 1974, § 11-11)
Whenever authorized signs are placed, erected or installed indicating zones of quiet, no person operating a motor vehicle within any such zone shall sound the horn or other warning device of such vehicle, except in an emergency.
(Code 1974, § 11-12)
Whenever authorized signs are placed, erected or installed indicating any street or part thereof as a play street, no person shall drive a vehicle upon any such street or portion thereof, except drivers of vehicles having business or whose residences are within such closed area, and then any such driver shall exercise the greatest care in driving upon any such street or portion thereof.
(Code 1974, § 11-13)
(35) State Law reference— Authority for traffic control devices, G.S. 20-158. (Back)