The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 010 : STOPPING, STANDING, AND PARKING(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 1104)
§ 1104. Stopping prohibited
(a) Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or in compliance with law or the directions of an enforcement officer or official traffic-control device, no person may:
(1) Stop, stand, or park a vehicle:
(A) on the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;
(B) on a sidewalk;
(C) within an intersection;
(D) on a crosswalk;
(E) alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing, or parking would obstruct traffic;
(F) upon any bridge or other elevated structure or within a highway tunnel;
(G) on any railroad tracks; or
(H) 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:
(A) in front of a public or private driveway;
(B) within six feet of a fire hydrant;
(C) within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
(D) within 30 feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign, or traffic control light located at the side of a roadway;
(E) within 20 feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station and on the side of a street opposite and within 75 feet of the entrance to any fire station, when properly signposted;
(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 a passenger:
(A) within 50 feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing;
(B) at any place where official signs prohibit parking.
(b) No person may move a vehicle not lawfully under his or her control into any prohibited area or an unlawful distance away from a curb. (Added 1971, No. 258 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. March 1, 1973.)