Tuesday, October 23, 2012

39:4-183.30. Effect of act on offenses, liabilities, penalties or forfeitures prior to date of act

39:4-183.30.  Effect of act on offenses, liabilities, penalties or forfeitures prior to date of act

No offense committed, and no liability, penalty, or forfeiture, either civil  or criminal, incurred, prior to the repeal or revision of any act or any part  thereof by the enactment of this act, shall be discharged, released or affected  by the repeal or revision of the act or part thereof under which such offense,  liability, penalty or forfeiture was incurred, and prosecutions and actions for  such offenses, liabilities, penalties or forfeitures committed or incurred  prior to the effective date of this act shall be commenced or continued and be  proceeded with in all respects as if the act or part thereof had not been  repealed or revised.

     L.1972, c. 43, s. 4.
39:4-183.31  Posting of pedestrian crossing yield signs.
3.The Commissioner of Transportation shall post, and shall request county and municipal authorities to post, pedestrian crossing yield signs that make reference to State law at all  crosswalks at intersections that have demonstrated pedestrian safety problems and are not controlled by a traffic control signal. The signs shall conform to the "Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices".

39:4-191.1  Legal authority; uniformity.
100. a. Markings shall be placed only by the authority of a public body or official having jurisdiction as authorized by law, and only for the purpose of regulating, warning, or guiding traffic.  Where used, these markings shall be uniform in design, position, and application.  The Commissioner of Transportation may adopt a uniform system of markings consistent with the provisions of this act for use upon public highways within the State.  Such a uniform system of markings shall correlate with and so far as possible conform to the current "Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways."

b.No markings made from paint that has been mixed, in whole or in part, with reflective glass beads containing more than 100 parts per million inorganic arsenic, as determined by x-ray fluorescence, shall be placed on or along any State highway, right-of-way, or other real property owned by or under the administration, jurisdiction, or control of the Department of Transportation.

39:4-183.29. Continuance of rules and regulations promulgated by department of transportation prior to act

39:4-183.27. Rules and regulations; placement, specifications, location and maintenance of traffic signs and markings

39:4-183.22a. Construction warning signs

39:4-183.22a.  Construction warning signs    The design and location of standard construction warning signs should be as  follows:

    (a) Shape--Rectangle with longer dimension horizontal;

     (b) Color--White background with black letters;

     (c) Dimensions--Four feet by six feet, or larger for higher approach speeds;

     (d) Message--CONSTRUCTION AHEAD or other appropriate wording, the distance over which the warning applies, and the approved speed limit.

     (e) Location--Where construction work is in progress within the roadway area, a construction warning sign shall be located on each side of the roadway,  facing approaching traffic, five hundred feet to one thousand feet in advance  of the beginning of the construction area, the distance depending on the  approach speeds on that roadway.

39:4-183.9 Design of traffic signs.

39:4-183.8. Materials

39:4-183.6 Determination of signage.

39:4-183.4. Prohibited signs deemed a nuisance; action for removal

39:4-183.3. Display of unauthorized traffic signs

39:4-183.3.  Display of unauthorized traffic signs    No person shall place, maintain or display upon or in view of any highway, any unauthorized traffic sign, device or other contrivance which purports to be  or is an imitation of or of such a nature as to be mistaken for an official  traffic sign or which attempts to direct the movement of traffic or which hides  from view or interferes with the effectiveness of any official traffic sign and  no person shall place or maintain, nor shall any public authority permit upon  any highway, any traffic sign or signal bearing thereon or its support, any  commercial advertising.

    This shall not be deemed to prohibit the erection upon private property adjacent to highways of signs giving useful directional information and of a type that cannot be mistaken for official signs.

39:4-183.2. Signs hereafter erected

39:4-183.1a Installation of traffic control device, sign by municipality at request of school.

39:4-183.1a Installation of traffic control device, sign by municipality at request of school.
1.Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, a municipality may, upon the request of the appropriate board of education or, in the case of a private school, by the school's governing body, provide by resolution for the installation of a traffic control device or sign consistent with the current standards prescribed by the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways as adopted by the Commissioner of Transportation, to regulate motor vehicle traffic at an intersection located within 300 feet of any public or private school; provided that the municipal or county engineer shall, under the engineer's seal as a licensed professional engineer, certify to the municipal or county governing body, as appropriate, that the traffic control or device has been approved by the engineer after the engineer's investigation of the circumstances.  Before a resolution shall take effect, however, the governing body shall submit a copy of the resolution to the Commissioner of Transportation for his review and approval together with detailed information as to the location of streets, intersections and signs affected by any installation, traffic count, accident and speed sampling data when appropriate, the municipal or county engineer's certification, under the engineer's seal as a licensed professional engineer, to the municipal or county governing body, and any other information as the commissioner may require.  If the commissioner disapproves the resolution, he shall file his disapproval, in writing, with a statement of the reasons for his disapproval, with the governing body within 90 days following the receipt of the resolution.  If the commissioner approves the  resolution or fails to file his disapproval within the 90-day review period, the resolution shall take effect immediately.

For the purposes of this section, the term "public or private school" has the meaning that term is given in N.J.S.18A:1-1.

39:4-183.1 Legal authority