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23 V.S.A. § 1106 Stopping, Standing, And Parking

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Title 23 Motor Vehicles, Chapter 013 Operation Of Vehicles, Subchapter 010 Stopping, Standing, And Parking

Synopsis: This is the law addressing parking at rest areas in Vermont.

Subchapter 010 : Stopping, Standing, and Parking

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 1106)

§ 1106. Limitations on use of State highway facilities

(a) As used in this section, “State highway facility” means a State highway rest area, picnic ground, parking area, or park-and-ride facility.

(b) No individual shall enter or remain on any State highway facility for the purpose of overnight camping unless the particular facility has been designated for that purpose by the Traffic Committee.


(1) On the basis of an engineering and traffic investigation or findings as to adverse effects on the quiet enjoyment and property values of persons living adjacent to a State highway facility, the Traffic Committee may designate the size and types of vehicles allowed to park in a State highway facility or in particular areas of a State highway facility. (2) In addition, the Secretary may prescribe special restrictions related to parking of plug-in electric vehicles in designated areas of a State highway facility.
(d) Notice of the prohibitions or restrictions under this section shall be posted at the affected facilities by regulatory signs conforming to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. (Added 2007, No. 164 (Adj. Sess.), § 32; amended 2017, No. 139 (Adj. Sess.), § 16; 2019, No. 131 (Adj. Sess.), § 182.)

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