2013 New York Consolidated Laws
VAT - Vehicle & Traffic
Title 7 - RULES OF THE ROAD
Article 32 - (1200 - 1204) STOPPING, STANDING, AND PARKING
1201 - Stopping, standing, or parking outside of business or residence districts.


NY Veh & Traf L § 1201 (2012) What's This?
 
    § 1201. Stopping,   standing,   or  parking  outside  of  business  or
  residence districts. (a) Upon any  highway  outside  of  a  business  or
  residence  district  no  person  shall stop, park, or leave standing any
  vehicle, whether attended or unattended, upon the paved or main-traveled
  part of the highway when it is practicable to stop, park,  or  so  leave
  such  vehicle  off  such  part  of  said  highway, but in every event an
  unobstructed width of the highway opposite a standing vehicle  shall  be
  left  for  the  free  passage of other vehicles and a clear view of such
  stopped vehicles shall be available from a distance of two hundred  feet
  in each direction upon such highway.
    (b) This section shall not apply to the driver of any vehicle which is
  disabled  while  on  the  paved or main-traveled portion of a highway in
  such manner and to such extent that it is impossible to  avoid  stopping
  and temporarily leaving such disabled vehicle in such position.

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