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Traffic Ordinances for John Witherspoon Middle School
 

Mr. Burr, Principal
217 Walnut Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540

Tel: 609.806.4270
Fax: 609.806.4271
Guidance: 609.806.4272


In an effort to improve the safety of children as well as drivers in the area the Princeton Township Committee enacted the following ordinances for John Witherspoon Middle School.

1.      There is an area in front of the school (on Walnut Lane) that is a “Bus Parking Only Area
8:00 am – 4:00 pm School Days.”  All vehicles parked in this area will be ticketed by the Princeton Township Police Department.  There are signs posted as well as yellow painted hash marks in the roadway designating the area.

2.      There is a “Sport Bus Only Area 8:00 am – 4:00 pm” between the handicapped parking stall (blue painted curb) and the rear driveway to the school on Guyot Avenue.

3.      The north side of Guyot Avenue (opposite the school) prohibits stopping or parking at any time.  STUDENTS MAY NOT BE DROPPED OFF ON THE NORTH SIDE OF GUYOT AVENUE

4.      The north side of Walnut Lane (opposite the school prohibits stopping or parking at any time.  STUDENTS MAY NOT BE DROPPED OFF ON THE NORTH SIDE OF WALNUT LANE

It is also important to note that there are several State laws that regulate parking and traffic:

1.      You can not park within 25 feet of a crosswalk.
2.      You can not park within 50 feet of a stop sign.
3.      You can not park within 10 feet of a fire hydrant.
4.      You can not stop your car in the lane of travel (blocking traffic)

The Princeton Township Police Department will issue summonses for violations of the above ordinances and statues.

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