2018 Utah Code
Title 41 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 6a - Traffic Code
Part 14 - Stopping, Standing, and Parking
Section 1402 - Stopping or parking on roadways -- Angle parking -- Traffic-control devices prohibiting or restricting.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 41-6a-1402 (2018)
Effective 5/12/2015
41-6a-1402. Stopping or parking on roadways -- Angle parking -- Traffic-control devices prohibiting or restricting.
  • (1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, a vehicle stopped or parked on a two-way roadway shall be stopped or parked with the right-hand wheels:
    • (a) parallel to and within 12 inches of the right-hand curb; or
    • (b) as close as practicable to the right edge of the right-hand shoulder.
  • (2) Except when otherwise provided by local ordinance, a vehicle stopped or parked on a one-way roadway shall be stopped or parked parallel to the curb or edge of the roadway in the direction of authorized traffic movement with its:
    • (a) right-hand wheels:
      • (i) within 12 inches of the right-hand curb; or
      • (ii) as close as practicable to the right edge of the right-hand shoulder; or
    • (b) left-hand wheels:
      • (i) within 12 inches of the left-hand curb; or
      • (ii) as close as practicable to the left edge of the left-hand shoulder.
  • (3)
    • (a) Except as provided in Subsection (3)(b), local highway authorities may by ordinance permit angle parking on any roadway.
    • (b) Angle parking is not permitted on any federal-aid or state highway unless the Department of Transportation has determined that the roadway is of sufficient width to permit angle parking without interfering with the free movement of traffic.
  • (4)
    • (a) The Department of Transportation, with respect to highways under its jurisdiction, may place traffic-control devices prohibiting or restricting the stopping, standing, or parking of vehicles on a highway where:
      • (i) the stopping, standing, or parking is dangerous to those using the highway; or
      • (ii) the stopping, standing, or parking of vehicles would unduly interfere with the free movement of traffic.
    • (b) A person may not stop, stand, or park a vehicle in violation of the restriction indicated by the devices under Subsection (4)(a).
  • (5) A violation of this section is an infraction.


Amended by Chapter 412, 2015 General Session
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