Drivers are not allowed to stop, stand, or park their vehicles in certain locations.
Local governments will post signs to alert motorists to specific, local parking restrictions.
General parking restrictions that apply across Illinois are shown below. Stopping, standing, or parking a vehicle is prohibited:
On the roadway side of any vehicle (double parking).
On a sidewalk, crosswalk, or within an intersection.
Next to or on the opposite side of any street excavation area if your vehicle would block traffic.
On any bridge, overpass, railroad track, or highway tunnel.
On any controlled-access highway, such as an expressway or interstate highway where motorists enter and exit via ramps. Stopping to address a vehicle-specific emergency (such as an overheated engine or a tire blowout) is allowed.
Stopping, standing, or parking a vehicle is prohibited:
In any location where it is practical to stop or park off the roadway.
At any place where official signs prohibit stopping, standing, or parking.