Chapter 14 MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC*
Section 14-286 Stopping, standing or parking prohibited.
(a) Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic,
or in compliance with law or the
directions of a police officer or official traffic control device, no person shall:
(1) Stop, stand or park a vehicle:
a. On the
roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge of the street.
b. On the
sidewalk, between a roadway and the property line, or other public property
where no provision therefor has been made.
d. On a crosswalk.
a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within thirty (30) feet of points on the
curb immediately opposite the ends of a safety zone, unless the traffic engineer indicates a
different length by signs or markings.
or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing or
parking would obstruct traffic.
g. Upon any
bridge or other elevated structure upon a highway or within a highway tunnel.
h. On any
i. 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 or passengers:
a. In front
of a public or private driveway.
fifteen (15) feet of a fire hydrant.
twenty (20) feet of a crosswalk at an intersection.
thirty (30) feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign, or traffic
control signal located at the side of a roadway.
twenty (20) feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station and on the side of a
street opposite the entrance to any fire station within seventy-five (75) feet of such entrance
(when properly sign posted).
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 passengers:
fifty (50) feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing.
b. At any
place where official signs prohibit parking.
of or adjacent to any curb when properly marked with official yellow paint.
(b) No person shall move a vehicle not lawfully under his
control into any such prohibited area
or away from a curb such a distance as is unlawful.
(Code 1964, § 12.500)
State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 300.440.