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§ 21-403. Rights of vehicles approaching intersection

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

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Transportation
Title 21. Vehicle Laws--Rules of the Road (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Right-of-Way (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2017
MD Code, Transportation, § 21-403
§ 21-403. Rights of vehicles approaching intersection
Stop signs and yield signs
(a) Preferential right-of-way at an intersection may be indicated by stop signs or yield signs placed in accordance with the Maryland Vehicle Law.1
Vehicles approaching a through highway
(b) If the driver of a vehicle approaches a through highway, the driver shall:
(1) Stop at the entrance to the through highway; and
(2) Yield the right-of-way to any other vehicle approaching on the through highway.
Vehicles approaching stop sign at intersection
(c) If a stop sign is placed at the entrance to an intersecting highway, even if the intersecting highway is not part of a through highway, the driver of a vehicle approaching the intersecting highway shall:
(1) Stop in obedience to the stop sign; and
(2) Yield the right-of-way to any other vehicle approaching on the intersecting highway.
Vehicles approaching yield sign at intersection
(d) If a “yield” sign facing the driver of a vehicle is placed on the approach to an intersection, the driver shall:
(1) Approach the intersection with caution;
(2) Yield the right-of-way to any other vehicle approaching on the other highway; and
(3) If necessary, stop in order to yield this right-of-way.

Credits

Added by Acts 1977, c. 14, § 2, eff. July 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 2017, c. 55, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017.
Formerly Art. 66 ½, § 11-403.

Footnotes

Transportation, § 11-101 et seq.
MD Code, Transportation, § 21-403, MD TRANS § 21-403
Current with all legislation from the 2021 Regular Session and 2021 First Special Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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