2012 Vermont Statutes
Title 23 Motor Vehicles
§ 1104 Stopping prohibited

23 V.S.A. § 1104. What's This?

§ 1104. Stopping prohibited

(a) Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or in compliance with law or the directions of an enforcement officer or official traffic-control device, no person may:

(1) Stop, stand, or park a vehicle

(A) On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;

(B) On a sidewalk;

(C) Within an intersection;

(D) On a crosswalk;

(E) Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing, or parking would obstruct traffic;

(F) Upon any bridge or other elevated structure or within a highway tunnel;

(G) On any railroad tracks; or

(H) At any place where official signs prohibit stopping.

(2) Stand or park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except momentarily to pick up or discharge a passenger

(A) In front of a public or private driveway;

(B) Within six feet of a fire hydrant;

(C) Within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;

(D) Within 30 feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign or traffic-control light located at the side of a roadway;

(E) Within 20 feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station and on the side of a street opposite and within 75 feet of the entrance to any fire station, when properly signposted;

(F) At any place where official signs prohibit standing.

(3) Park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading merchandise or a passenger

(A) Within 50 feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing;

(B) At any place where official signs prohibit parking.

(b) No person may move a vehicle not lawfully under his control into any prohibited area or an unlawful distance away from a curb. (Added 1971, No. 258 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. March 1, 1973.)

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