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Nebraska Riding on Public Roads Statutes

 

NEBRASKA REVISED STATUTES
CHAPTER 15. CITIES OF THE PRIMARY CLASS
ARTICLE 2. GENERAL POWERS.

 

15-208. Signs and obstructions on streets and public property; traffic and safety regulations; powers.

A primary city shall have power to prevent and remove all encroachments on streets, avenues, alleys, and other city property; prevent and punish horseracing, fast driving or riding in the streets, highways, alleys, bridges or places in the city, and all games, practices or amusements therein likely to result in damage to any person or property; to regulate the riding, driving or passing along any street of the city, and to regulate, prevent and punish the riding, driving or passing of horses, mules, oxen, cattle or teams, or any vehicle drawn thereby over, upon or across sidewalks; to regulate and prevent the use of streets, sidewalks, and public grounds for signs, signposts, awnings, telegraph, telephone or other poles, racks, bulletin boards, and the posting of handbills and advertisements; to regulate traffic and sales upon the streets; to prohibit and punish cruelty to animals; to regulate and prevent the moving of buildings through or upon the streets.

 

CHAPTER 17. CITIES OF THE SECOND CLASS AND VILLAGES
ARTICLE 5. GENERAL GRANT OF POWER.

17-557. Streets; safety regulations; removal of snow, ice, and other encroachments.

Second-class cities and villages shall have power to prevent and remove all encroachments, including snow, ice, mud or other obstructions, into and upon all sidewalks, streets, avenues, alleys, and other city or village property, and to punish and prevent all horseracing, fast driving or riding in the streets, highways, alleys, bridges, or places in the city or village, and all games, practices or amusements therein likely to result in damage to any person or property; and to regulate, prevent and punish the riding, driving or passing of horses, mules, cattle or other teams or any vehicle drawn thereby, over, upon or across sidewalks, or along any street of the city or village.


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