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II. Stopping and parking ban

Chapter 7: Stationary or parked vehicles

Stopping and parking is prohibited anywhere where the vehicle:

  • may represent a danger for other users,
  • may unnecessarily disturb other users.

In particular on:

  •  Sidewalks.

  • Cycle paths.

  • Crossings for pedestrians and for cyclists and 2-wheel mopeds and less than 5 meters away (front). This ban only applies on the roadway and not on the shoulders.

  • Projecting shoulders in built-up areas , unless local regulations apply.

  • Level crossings.

  • Directional islands and avoidance zones.

  •  Checkerboard marks.

  •  Raised devices.

  • Motorways and roads for automobiles , except in parking lots indicated by sign E9a.

  • Roadways under a bridge and in tunnels.

  • Roadways near a hidden bend or the top of a hill.

It is also prohibited to stop and park:

  • Around intersections and less than 5 meters before and after the corner.
  • Less than 5 meters from where cyclists and moped drivers must leave the cycle path to travel on the roadway.
  • Less than 20 meters from light signals at intersections, unless local regulations (parking spaces).

    • Less than 20 meters below the light signals located outside intersections. This ban does not apply to vehicles whose height, including loading, does not exceed 1.65 meters, if the lower edge of the signals is at least 2 meters above the roadway.
    • Less than 20 meters below road signs. This ban does not apply to vehicles whose height, including loading, does not exceed 1.65 meters, if the lower edge of the signals is at least 2 meters above the roadway.

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