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New Jersey Riding on Public Roads Statutes and Regulations

 

NEW JERSEY STATUTES
TITLE 39. MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC REGULATIONS
SUBTITLE 1. MOTOR VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAWS
CHAPTER 4. TRAFFIC REGULATION
ARTICLE 4. HORSES AND HORSE-DRAWN VEHICLES

 

39:4-15. Sleigh bells on horses attached to a sleigh

No person shall drive a horse attached to a sleigh or sled on a highway unless there are a sufficient number of bells attached to the horse's harness to give warning of its approach.

 

39:4-16. Unattended horses; precautions used

No horse shall be left unattended in a highway unless securely fastened or unless the wheels of the vehicle to which he is harnessed are securely tied, fastened or chained, and the vehicle is of sufficient weight to prevent its being dragged at a dangerous speed with the wheels so secured.

 

39:4-17. Unbitted horses

No horse shall be unbitted in a highway unless secured by a halter.

 

39:4-21. Racing on highway prohibited; exception

No person shall run or race a horse on a highway, whether the running, racing or trotting is for trial of speed or for the purpose of passing another horse or vehicle. This section shall not apply where permission for racing is given by the proper municipal authorities and the portion of the highway which is devoted to the racing is properly closed to other traffic.

 

NEW JERSEY ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
TITLE 19. OTHER AGENCIES
SUBTITLE D. NEW JERSEY HIGHWAY AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 8. REGULATIONS GOVERNING USE OF THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY
SUBCHAPTER 1. DEFINITIONS AND TRAFFIC RULES

 

19:8-1.9 Limitations on use of Parkway

  (a) No vehicle shall enter upon or leave the Parkway except at access points designated by the Authority.

 (b) Use of Parkway and entry thereon by the following is prohibited at all times;

  1. Pedestrians except on sidewalks, footpaths and other areas specifically designated by the Authority for that purpose;

  2. Vehicles drawn by animals;

  3. All bicycles other than motorcycles;

  4. Animals led, ridden, unattended or driven on the hoof except horses on bridle paths and leashed dogs in permitted areas;

  5. Vehicles containing animals or poultry not properly confined;

  6. Vehicles whose condition, equipment or tires create a probable hazard to such vehicles or others;

  7. Farm implements and farm machinery, whether self-propelled or towed;

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