Road Rules

Stopping

Stopping

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  • No person shall stop a vehicle on the roadway of a public road-
  • except in order to avoid an accident;
  • with a direction given by a traffic officer;
  • for any cause beyond the control of the driver/rider;
  • alongside or opposite an excavation or obstruction on the public road if other traffic would be obstructed or endangered by such stopping;
  • within any tunnel or subway or on any bridge or within 6 meters of any tunnel, subway or bridge;
  • on, or within 6 meters from the beginning or end of, any part of such roadway where the normal width thereof has for any reason been constricted;
  • in contravention of any road traffic sign;
  • on the right-hand side of such roadway facing oncoming traffic;
  • alongside or opposite any other vehicle on such roadway where such roadway is less than 9 meters wide;
  • within the railway reserve at a level crossing;
  • within 9 meters of his or her approaching side of a demarcated pedestrian crossing;
  • in any other place where the stopping of a vehicle would constitute a danger or an obstruction to other traffic.

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