2013 New York Consolidated Laws
VAT - Vehicle & Traffic
Title 7 - RULES OF THE ROAD
Article 32 - (1200 - 1204) STOPPING, STANDING, AND PARKING
1200 - Basic rules.


NY Veh & Traf L § 1200 (2012) What's This?
 
    § 1200. Basic rules.  (a) When stopping is prohibited by this article,
  or  by  local law, ordinance, order, rule or regulation, no person shall
  stop, stand or park a vehicle, whether  occupied  or  not,  except  when
  necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the
  directions of a police officer or traffic-control sign or signal.
    (b)  When  standing  is  prohibted  by  this article, or by local law,
  ordinance, order, rule or regulation, no person shall stand  or  park  a
  vehicle,  whether  occupied  or  not,  but  may stop temporarily for the
  purpose of and  while  actually  engaged  in  receiving  or  discharging
  passengers.
    (c)  When  parking  is  prohibited  by  this article, or by local law,
  ordinance, order, rule or regulation, no person shall  park  a  vehicle,
  whether  occupied  or  not,  but  may  stop or stand temporarily for the
  purpose  of  and  while  actually  engaged  in  loading   or   unloading
  merchandise or passengers.
    (d)  When  official signs have been posted prohibiting, restricting or
  limiting the stopping, standing or parking of vehicles on  any  highway,
  no  person  shall  stop,  stand  or park any vehicle in violation of the
  restrictions stated on such signs.

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