Vehicle and traffic regulations. SFP 3.01(1)
All vehicles operated upon highways in the park are subject to the motor vehicle laws of the state of Wisconsin.
SFP 3.01 History
Cr. Register, July, 1976, No. 247
, eff. 8-1-76; r and recr. (3) (c), Register, November, 1989, No. 407
, eff. 12-1-89;
emerg. am. (1), emerg. renum. (2) (a) to be 3.02 (1) and am., emerg. renum. (2) (b) to be 3.02 (4) and am; emerg. renum. (2) (c) to be 3.02 (6) and am., emerg. renum. (3) (a) to be. 3.03 (1) and am.; emerg. renum. (3) (b) to be 3.03 (2) and am.; emerg. renum. (3) (c) 1. to be 3.03 (4) and am.; emerg. renum. (3) (c) 2. to be 3.03 (5) and r. and recr. (intro.); emerg. renum. (3) (c) 2. a. to i. to be 3.03 (5) (a) to (i), emerg. renum. (3) (c) 3., 4. to be 3.03 (6), (7), and r. and recr.; emerg. renum. (3) (c) 5. to be (8) and am.; emerg. renum. (3) (d) to be 3.03 (9) and am.; emerg. renum. (4) to be 3.04 and am.; emerg. cr. (2), eff. 8-2-95; am. (1), renum. (2) to (4) to be SFP 3.02, 3.03 and 3.04 and am., cr. (2), Register, September, 1996, No. 489
, eff. 10-1-96.
General vehicular operation. SFP 3.02(1)
Speed limit and signs.
The speed limit on all highways in the park when no special hazard exists is 20 mph or less as posted. The director or chief of police shall cause traffic or parking signs to be erected as necessary for parking in lots along roadways and drives, or for the proper regulations and safe movement of vehicles and pedestrians in the park.
(2) Speeding in excess of fixed limits.
No person may drive a vehicle at a speed in excess of the posted speed limit.
(3) Speeding in excess of 30 mph or more above the fixed limits.
No person may drive a vehicle at a speed in excess of 30 MPH or more above the posted speed limit.
(4) Reasonable and prudent limit.
No person may drive a vehicle in the park at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions and having regard to the actual and potential hazards then existing.
(5) Too fast for conditions.
The operator of every vehicle shall drive at an appropriate speed as may be necessary to avoid colliding with object, person, vehicle or other conveyance on or entering the highway in compliance with legal requirements and using due care, or when special hazard exists with regard to other traffic or by reason of weather or highway conditions.
(6) Unauthorized vehicle operation on race track.
No person may operate a vehicle on a park race track without proper authorization.
(7) Driving through safety zone prohibited. SFP 3.02(7)(a)(a)
The operator of a vehicle shall not drive through a posted safety zone when such safety zone is clearly indicated.
In this subsection ``safety zone" means the area or space officially set apart within a roadway for pedestrians use, including those about to board or alighting from public conveyances, and which is protected or is so marked or indicated by adequate signs as to be plainly visible at all times while set apart as a safety zone.
(8) Failure to stop or improper stop at stop sign.
Except when directed to proceed by a traffic officer or traffic control signal, every operator of a vehicle shall stop before entering the intersection and shall yield the right-of-way to other vehicles which have entered or are approaching the intersection upon a roadway which is controlled by an official stop sign or traffic signal, as specified in s. 346.46
(9) Failure to obey traffic officer.
No person may fail or refuse to comply with any lawful order, signal or direction of a police or traffic officer.
(10) Failure to obey traffic sign or signal.
No operator of a vehicle shall disobey the instructions of any traffic sign or signal unless otherwise directed by a police or traffic officer.
No person may drive a vehicle when any person other than an employe engaged in the necessary discharge of the employee duty is upon any portion thereof not designed or intended for the use of passengers.
No person other than an employe engaged in the necessary discharge of the employe duty shall ride upon any portion of a vehicle not designed or intended for the use of passengers.
This subsection does not apply to persons riding within truck bodies in spaces intended for merchandise or to the operator of any such vehicle.
(12) Intoxicants in motor vehicle.
No person may drink alcoholic beverages in any motor vehicle, or may possess in a privately owned motor vehicle, any bottle or receptacle containing alcoholic beverages if the bottle or receptacle has been opened, the seal has been broken or the contents of the bottle or receptacle have been partially removed.
SFP 3.02 History
Cr. (2), (3), (5), (7) to (12), renum. (1), (4) and (6) from SFP 3.01 (2), Register, September, 1996, No. 489
, eff. 10-1-96.
Vehicular traffic restrictions. SFP 3.03(1)
No person may operate within the park a nonlicensed motor vehicle such as, but not limited to, mini-bikes, go-karts, snowmobiles, and all-terrain vehicles, without written consent of the director or his or her designee.
(2) Vehicle operation in restricted area.
No person may operate any vehicle within a designated restricted area without a permit from the chief of police or his or her designee.
(3) Abandoned motor vehicle.
No person may cause a motor vehicle to be abandoned, in the park, as set forth in s. 342.40 (1m)
(4) Overnight parking violation.
No person may park a vehicle in the park between the hours of 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. unless a permit has been issued by the police department.
(5) Parking violation.
No person may stop or leave any vehicle in any of the following places except temporarily while loading or unloading or receiving or discharging passengers and while the vehicle is attended by a licensed operator so that it may promptly be moved in case of an emergency or to avoid obstruction of traffic:
Within 10 feet of a fire hydrant or in a fire zone;
Within 4 feet of the entrance to an alley, a private road or driveway;
Closer than 15 feet to the near limits of a crosswalk;
In an area reserved for parking for a physically disabled person. except for a motor vehicle used by a physically disabled person as defined under s. 346.503 (1)
Where and at the time when parking is prohibited, limited or restricted by an official traffic sign or marking; or
(6) Vehicle towing.
Vehicles found in violation of parking statutes or regulations may be towed away. The operator or owner of a towed vehicle shall pay all charges for towing and storage and any applicable fines or forfeitures.
(7) Temporary parking restrictions.
Traffic and parking may be temporarily restricted or prohibited by order of the director or chief of police for reasons of maintenance, snow removal or other temporary conditions.
Persons violating sub. (4)
shall be fined $10. A $5 fine shall be imposed for any violation of sub. (5)
except that persons violating sub. (5) (c)
shall be fined $10 and violations of sub. (5) (h)
shall be fined $25. In addition, late payment charges shall be imposed as follows: $5 for payments that are at least 10 days late, $10 for payments that are at least 30 days late and $25 for payments that are at least 60 days late.
(9) Overnight parking fee required.
No person may park a truck, semi tractor, trailer, mobile home or other vehicle without paying a designated parking fee and shall park within a specified parking area, unless the vehicle is part of an approved display, exhibit or contracted event.
(10) Leaving keys in car.
No person may leave the ignition key in the ignition lock of any unattended motor vehicle, except a commercial motor vehicle, as defined in s. 340.01 (8)
, Stats., while the vehicle is parked in the park.
SFP 3.03 History
Renum. from SFP 3.01 (3) Register, September, 1996, No. 489
, eff. 10-1-96; correction in (3) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, August, 1999, No. 524
No deliveries by truck or other motorized vehicles, with the exception of ice deliveries, shall occur during the days of the fair between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., expect on Friday and Saturday during the fair when the hours shall be from 11:00 a.m. to 12 mid-night, without the prearranged permission of the director or his or her designee.
SFP 3.04 History
Renum. from SFP 3.01 (4) and am., Register, September, 1996, No. 489
, eff. 10-1-96.