§ 72.006  STOPPING ON TRAVELED WAY.
   (A)   (1)   Upon any highway outside of a business or residence district, no person shall stop, park or leave standing any vehicle, whether attended or unattended, upon the paved or improved or main- traveled part of the highway when it is practical to stop, park or so leave such vehicle off such part of the highway, but in every event a clear and unobstructed width of at least 20 feet of such part of the highway opposite such standing vehicle shall be left for the free passage of other vehicles, and a clear view of such stopped vehicle shall be available from a distance of 200 feet in each direction upon such highway; provided, however, school buses may stop on a highway for receiving and discharging pupils, and all other vehicles shall stop for school buses which are stopped to receive or discharge pupils, as provided in § 71.089 of this code of ordinances.
      (2)   This section shall not apply to a vehicle making a turn as provided in § 71.040 of this code of ordinances.
      (3)   This section also does not apply to the stopping or parking of a maintenance vehicle operated by a highway authority on the main-traveled way of any roadway when necessary to the function being performed and when early warning devices are properly displayed.
   (B)   The provisions of division (A) above shall not apply to the driver of any vehicle that is disabled while on the paved or improved or main-traveled portion of a highway in such manner and to such extent that it is impossible to avoid so stopping and temporarily leaving such disabled vehicle in such position.
   (C)   Whenever any peace officer finds a vehicle standing upon a highway in violation of any of the provisions of this section, such officer is authorized to move such vehicle or require the driver or other person in charge of the vehicle to move the vehicle to a position off the paved or improved or main-traveled part of such highway.
(2013 Code, § 20-173)  Penalty, see § 71.999
Statutory reference:
   Similar provisions, see I.C.A. §§ 321.354 through 321.356