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§ 21-901.1. Reckless driving

West's Annotated Code of MarylandTransportationEffective: October 1, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 21. Vehicle Laws--Rules of the Road (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 9. Reckless, Negligent, or Impaired Driving; Fleeing or Eluding Police (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2017
MD Code, Transportation, § 21-901.1
§ 21-901.1. Reckless driving
Wanton or willful disregard for safety of persons or property
(a) A person is guilty of reckless driving if he drives a motor vehicle:
(1) In wanton or willful disregard for the safety of persons or property; or
(2) In a manner that indicates a wanton or willful disregard for the safety of persons or property.
Negligent driving
(b) A person is guilty of negligent driving if he drives a motor vehicle in a careless or imprudent manner that endangers any property or the life or person of any individual.
(c) A person convicted of a violation of subsection (a) of this section is subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000.


Added by Acts 1977, c. 14, § 2, eff. July 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 2000, c. 315, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2000; Acts 2017, c. 55, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017.
Formerly Art. 66 ½, § 11-901.
MD Code, Transportation, § 21-901.1, MD TRANS § 21-901.1
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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