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Pennsylvania Riding on Public Roads Statutes

 

PENNSYLVANIA STATUTES
TITLE 36. HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES
CHAPTER 6. BRIDGES
GENERAL PROVISIONS
REGULATIONS AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION

 

2991. Crossing bridge with horse faster than a walk

If any person shall wilfully ride, walk or lead, or cause another person to ride, drive or lead, any horse or other beast of burden, faster than a walk, when crossing any wooden bridge having an arch of the length or span of forty- five feet or upwards, such persons shall, for every such offense, forfeit and pay a sum not less than five dollars, nor more than thirty dollars: Provided nevertheless, That notice of the provisions of this section be set up in the manner hereinbefore required.

 

PART II. CITIES OF THE FIRST CLASS
CHAPTER 44. CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
ARTICLE V. STREETS
STRAIGHTENING, WIDENING AND PAVING STREETS; CURBS AND FOOTWAYS

 

16432. Owners in 22d ward may lay out sidewalks; survey; trespassing

Any owner of property on any street or public road in the Twenty-second ward of the said city, may lay out and maintain sidewalks and footway pavements of the same width as provided by ordinances of said city for streets of similar width; that the district surveyor shall, upon application of any property- owner, and payment of his fees, survey and stake out such walks and pavements; and after the same are made, any person or persons trespassing on them, with horse or vehicle, shall be liable to all the penalties as provided by law for like trespass on pavements in other parts of said city.

TITLE 53. MUNICIPAL AND QUASI-MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS
PART III. CITIES OF THE SECOND CLASS
CHAPTER 54. MUNICIPAL POWERS IN GENERAL

 

23133. To prevent horse-racing, fast driving or riding, or dangerous games in streets, etc.

To prevent and punish horse-racing, fact 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 danger or damage to any person or property; and to prevent and punish the riding or driving of horses, mules, oxen, cattle, or other teams, or the passage of any vehicles drawn thereby, over, upon or across sidewalks, and to regulate the passing of the same through the public streets.


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