Sec. 18-242. Vehicles not to stop in streets, exceptions.
   No vehicle shall stop in any street, except for the purpose of parking as prescribed in this chapter, unless such stop is made necessary by the approach of fire apparatus, by the approach of a funeral or other procession which is given right-of-way, by the stopping of a public conveyance, by the lowering of railway gates by being given countermanding traffic signals, by the passing of some other vehicle or a pedestrian, or by some emergency. In all cases covered by these exceptions such vehicles shall stop so as not to obstruct any footway, pedestrian aisle, safety zone, crossing, or street intersection if it can be avoided.
(Code 1982,  7-1186)