Kansas Statutes Annotated
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AUTOMOBILES AND OTHER VEHICLES
UNIFORM ACT REGULATING TRAFFIC; RULES OF THE ROAD
Stopping, standing or parking prohibited in specified
8-1571. Stopping, standing or parking prohibited in specified places. (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:
(i) On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;
(ii) On a sidewalk;
(iii) Within an intersection;
(iv) On a crosswalk;
(v) Between 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 a different length is indicated by signs or markings;
(vi) Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic;
(vii) Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a highway or within a highway tunnel;
(viii) On any railroad tracks;
(ix) On any controlled-access highway;
(x) In the area between roadways of a divided highway, including crossovers; or
(xi) 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:
(i) In front of a public or private driveway;
(ii) Within fifteen (15) feet of a fire hydrant;
(iii) Within twenty (20) feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
(iv) Within thirty (30) feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign, yield sign or traffic-control signal located at the side of a roadway;
(v) Within 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 said entrance, when properly signposted; or
(vi) 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 property or passengers:
(i) Within fifty (50) feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing; or
(ii) At any place where official signs prohibit parking.
(b) No person shall move a vehicle not lawfully under his or her control into any such prohibited area or away from a curb such a distance as is unlawful.
History: L. 1974, ch. 33, § 8-1571; July 1.
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