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§ 9-205. Routes and schedules

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic Utilities

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Utilities (Refs & Annos)
Division I. Public Services and Utilities [Titles 1-15] (Refs & Annos)
Title 9. Carrier Companies (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Motor Carrier Companies (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 9-205
Formerly cited as MD PUBLIC UTIL COMP § 9-205
§ 9-205. Routes and schedules
Change or abandonment of route or schedule
(a)(1) A route or schedule of a motor vehicle for which a motor carrier permit is granted may not be changed or abandoned without written permission from the Commission.
(2) The Commission may only grant permission under paragraph (1) of this subsection if the Commission finds that the public welfare and convenience are not prejudiced by the change.
(3) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) of this subsection, the holder of a motor carrier permit may temporarily operate substitute or reserve vehicles, when necessary in an emergency, to maintain the required schedules over the holder's route.
Power of cities and towns to adopt traffic regulations
(b) This subtitle does not limit the power of a municipal corporation to adopt reasonable traffic regulations, including the power to:
(1) designate streets; and
(2) prohibit the use of certain streets or the parking of vehicles on those streets if the use or parking may threaten public safety or unduly congest traffic.


Added by Acts 1998, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1998.
Formerly Art. 78, § 35.
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 9-205, MD PUBLIC UTIL § 9-205
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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