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