(A)   A vehicle transporting a hazardous material or substance as identified in Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations must be attended at all times by its driver or a qualified representative of the motor carrier that operates it, and shall not be parked on any street, alley, public way or public place, or within five feet of the traveled portion thereof, within a residential zone or within 1,000 of any school or within 300 feet of any bridge or tunnel, except for brief periods when mechanical or equipment failure or disablement or malfunction of the vehicle, or the necessities of operation require the vehicle to be parked and make it impractical to park the vehicle in any other place.
   (B)   Repair, maintenance, refuse, utility, termite and pesticide vehicles, fuel delivery vehicles and vehicles delivering life support and health commodi-ties, while servicing residential areas or schools, are exempt from the provisions of division (A). Additionally, such exempt vehicles need not be attended while the drivers are performing duties that are evident and necessary as the operator of the vehicle or the provider of the service.
   (C)   For purposes of this section:
      (1)   A motor vehicle is attended when the person in charge of the vehicle is on the vehicle, awake, and not in a sleeper berth, or is within 100 feet of the vehicle and has it within his unobstructed field of view.
      (2)   A qualified representative of a motor carrier is a person who:
         (a)   Has been designated by the carrier to attend the vehicle;
         (b)   Is aware of the nature of the hazardous material or substance contained in the vehicle he attends;
         (c)   Has been instructed on the procedures he must follow in emergencies concerning hazardous materials or substances;
         (d)   Is authorized to move the vehicle and has the means and ability to do so.
   (D)   The rules of this section do not relieve a driver from any obligation imposed by federal, state or local laws relating to the transportation of hazardous materials or explosives, motor carrier safety regulations or the placement of warning signs or devices when a motor vehicle is stopped on a public street or highway.
('86 Code, § 11.28.134) (Ord. 3824, passed  - - )  Penalty, see § 11.28.160