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(a) 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 said 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 be available from a distance of 200 feet in
each direction upon such highway.
(b) This section shall not apply to the driver of any vehicle which is disabled while on the
paved or improved or main traveled portion of a highway in such a manner and to such extent that
it is impossible to avoid stopping and temporarily leaving such disabled vehicle in such position.
(c) This section shall not apply to the driver of a school bus stopped for the purpose of
receiving or discharging any school child or school children provided the school bus is equipped
and identified as provided in sections 169.441 and 169.442, subdivision 1, and is displaying the
flashing red lamps and stop arm required therein.
History: (2720-217) 1937 c 464 s 67; 1969 c 146 s 3; 1991 c 277 s 17