Do's and Don'ts of Residential Parking

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DO'S

- An operator who parks on a two-way roadway shall do so with the right-hand wheels of the vehicle parallel to and within 18 inches of the right-hand curb or edge of the roadway.

- An operator who stops or parks on a one-way roadway shall stop or park the vehicle parallel to the curb or edge of the roadway in the direction of authorized traffic movement with the right-hand wheels within 18 inches of the curb.

- A person may stop, stand, or park a bicycle on a sidewalk if the bicycle does not impede the normal movement of pedestrians or other traffic on the sidewalk.


DON'TS

- An operator may not stop, stand, or park a vehicle:

 1. On the roadway side of a vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street (double parking);

 2. on a sidewalk;

 3. in your private driveway blocking a sidewalk impeding the normal movements of pedestrians or other traffic on the sidewalk;

 4. in an intersection;

 5. on a crosswalk;

 6. in front of a public or private driveway;

 7. within 15 feet of a fire hydrant;

 8. within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;

 9. In front of a public or private mailbox;

 10. where an official sign prohibits stopping or parking.