Sec. 24-206. Abandoned, stalled or stuck vehicles--Removal by operator.


Whenever an emergency has been declared pursuant to this article, it shall be unlawful for any person operating a motor vehicle on an emergency route to allow such vehicle to become stalled or stuck for any reason. Whenever a motor vehicle becomes stalled or stuck for any reason, whether or not in violation of this article, on any emergency route on which there is a parking prohibition in effect, the person operating such vehicle shall take immediate action to have the vehicle towed or pushed off the roadway of such emergency route, either onto the nearest cross-street which is not an emergency route, or other appropriate location. No person shall abandon or leave his vehicle in the roadway of an emergency route, except for the purpose of securing assistance during the actual time necessary to go to a nearby telephone or to a nearby garage, gasoline station, or other place of assistance and return without delay.


Source:  Ord. No. 3127, 9, 2-22-83