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Section 16A.61.560
 

Title 16A Transportation

Chapter 16A.61 Rules of the Road

Section 16A.61.560 Stopping, Standing, or Parking Outside Business or Residence Districts

  1. Except as specifically allowed by City ordinance or permit, no person may stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle, whether attended or unattended, upon the roadway.
     
  2. Subsection (1) of RCW 46.61.560 and sections RCW 46.61.570 and RCW 46.61.575, or the equivalent provisions of this title, do not apply to the driver of any vehicle that is disabled in a manner and to an extent that it is impossible to avoid stopping and temporarily leaving the vehicle in position. The driver shall nonetheless arrange for the prompt removal of the vehicle as required by RCW 46.61.590, or the equivalent provisions of this title.
     
  3. Subsection (A) of this section or subsection (1) of RCW 46.61.560 does not apply to the driver of a public transit vehicle who temporarily stops the vehicle upon the roadway for the purpose of and while actually engaged in receiving or discharging passengers at a marked transit vehicle stop zone.
     
  4. Subsection (1) of RCW 46.61.560 and sections RCW 46.61.570 and RCW 46.61.575, or the equivalent provisions of this title, do not apply to the driver of a:

    1. solid waste collection company or recycling company vehicle who temporarily stops the vehicle as close as practical to the right edge or the right-hand shoulder of the roadway or right edge of the roadway if no shoulder exists for the purpose of and while actually engaged in the collection of solid waste or recyclables, or both, under chapter 81.77 RCW, chapter 35.21 RCW, and chapter 35A.21 RCW or by contract under RCW 36.58.030 [36.58.040]; or

    2. municipal solid waste collection or recycling vehicle.

Date Passed: Monday, November 10, 2008

Effective Date: Thursday, January 1, 2009

ORD C34333 Section 5