The Guide To Colored Curb Zones in Kansas

Kansas parking laws: understanding the basics

Kansas drivers are responsible for parking properly and abiding by the laws. They also need to ensure that their vehicle does not become a hazard when it is parked. There are a number of laws in the state that dictate where you are able to park. However, the cities and towns may have their own additional laws that you will have to follow as well. Failure to follow the law could result in getting a ticket and a fine, as well as potentially having your vehicle towed.

Always park in designated areas, and if you have to park along the roadway due to an emergency, for example, you need to make sure you pull your vehicle as far off the road as possible.

Parking is not allowed in many areas

It is important to keep in mind that there are many places where you will not be able to park your vehicle under any circumstances. Drivers in Kansas are not allowed to park in an intersection or within a pedestrian crosswalk at an intersection. It is also illegal to park in front of a driveway. In addition to facing fines and possibly having the vehicle towed away, this is an inconvenience for the person who owns the driveway. Part of responsible parking is being courteous.

If the street is narrow, you are not allowed to park on the side of the road if doing so would interfere with the flow of traffic. In addition, double parking, sometimes called parking two deep, is illegal. This would cause the travelable portion of the road to be narrower and would disrupt traffic, and it is therefore illegal.

You must not park on bridges or other elevated structures (such as overpasses) on a highway, or in a tunnel. Drivers cannot park within 30 feet from the ends of a safety zone. You cannot park on railroad tracks, in medians or crossovers, or on controlled access roads.

It is illegal to park within 15 feet of a fire hydrant or within 30 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection. You cannot park within 30 feet of a traffic signal or stop sign either. You need to make sure that you are not parked within 20 feet of a fire station, or 75 feet if it is posted by the fire department.

Parking spots designated for people with disabilities are only to be used by those who have special license plates or placards. If you park in one of these spots, usually designated with blue paint as well as signs, and you do not have the special plates or placard, you could be fined and potentially towed.

It is very important that you always take the time to check to look for signs, as they may designate an area as being off limits for parking, even though it might otherwise appear as though you could park there. Follow the guidelines on the official signs, so you do not run the risk of getting a ticket.


The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Need Help With Your Car?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 2,000 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

GET A QUOTE

Related articles

The Guide To Colored Curb Zones in Massachusetts
###Massachusetts ###Massachusetts parking laws: understanding the basics The parking laws in Massachusetts are developed by the state and then enforced by the cities and the towns. As such, this means that the cost of the fines for parking violations can...
Utah Parking Laws: Understanding the Basics
When When you are on the roads in Utah, you know how important it is to obey all the rules of the road. They are there for your safety and to ensure that traffic can flow unhindered. However, you need...
Hawaii Parking Laws: Understanding the Basics
It It can be difficult to find a parking space in Hawaii. Some people feel that they don’t have to obey the law and that they do not have to be courteous to others when they need to find a...

Related questions

CEL code P1101, Air intake system

Hi there. It may be time to find another repair facility. The P1101 code is the MAF (mass airflow) sensor is out of self-test range. This means the voltage parameters the PCM (powertrain control module)/computer expects to see for the...

Doors won't unlock with remote after grandson played with it

Hi, thanks for writing in. The usual reason a key fob begins having a problem lies in the key fob battery. This can happen when someone is pushing the button non-stop for an extended period of time, which is probably...

Battery light and power steering

The power steering pump and the alternator which charges the battery are driven off of the same serpentine belt. Therefore, the first thing to check is the condition of that belt and whether belt tension is adequate. If there is...

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com