Section 16-273 Engine brakes.

    (a)    It shall be unlawful for any person operating a motor vehicle to use an engine brake.  

    (b)    An “engine brake” is a device that retards the forward motion of a motor vehicle by the use of the compression of the engine of the motor vehicle.

    (c)    This section shall not apply to public safety vehicles.

( Ord. No. 19721, § 1, 11-5-07)

     Editor's note--Ord. No. 14746 § 2, adopted February 5, 1996, repealed § 16-273 setting out no replacement provisions at this section. Former section 16-273 derived from Code 1964 § 7.346 and Ord. No. 9898 § 1, 7-18-83. Provisions concerning "Alarm Systems" are now set out in sections 13-254 through 13-259 of this code.


(Ord. 19721, Amended, 11/05/2007, Prior Text)