Motor and Other Vehicles

Stopping, Standing, and Parking Restrictions

SECTION 31-21-1

§ 31-21-1. Stopping on traveled portion of open highway prohibited.

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 practical to stop, park, or leave the vehicle off that part of the highway. 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 the stopped vehicle shall be available from a distance of two hundred feet (200') in each direction upon the highway.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 32, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 31-21-1.)