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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 28. Motor Vehicles
- Chapter 35. Offenses and Accidents
- Section 140. Unlawful Obstruction or Blocking of Traffic; Duty to Yield to Following Traffic.
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AS 28.35.140. Unlawful Obstruction or Blocking of Traffic; Duty to Yield to Following Traffic.
- (a) A person may not purposely obstruct or block traffic on any roadway by any means. However, a service vehicle such as
a bus, garbage truck, tow truck, or ambulance may make brief stops on a roadway, which stops on the roadway are
necessary in the performance of its services.
- (b) A person operating a motor vehicle at any time on a two-lane roadway outside of an urban area shall pull the motor
vehicle off the roadway at the first opportunity to pull over safely if there are five or more motor vehicles
immediately following that motor vehicle. A person operating a motor vehicle who violates this subsection is guilty of
an infraction as described in AS 28.90.010
(d) and shall be punished by a fine of at least $100.
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