Motor and Other Vehicles

Definitions and General Code Provisions

SECTION 31-1-31

§ 31-1-31. Types of stops.

(a) "Park" means, when prohibited, the standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading.

(b) "Stop" means, when required, a complete cessation from movement.

(c) "Stop, stopping or standing" means, when prohibited, any stopping or standing of 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.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 1, § 30; G.L. 1956, § 31-1-31.)