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§ 21-404. Duty of vehicles entering paved highway from private road, driveway, or unpaved highw...

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, § 21-404
§ 21-404. Duty of vehicles entering paved highway from private road, driveway, or unpaved highway
Vehicles required to stop before entering or crossing paved highway from private road or driveway
(a) The driver of a vehicle about to enter or cross a highway from a private road or driveway or from any other place that is not a highway shall stop.
Vehicles entering paved highway from private road or driveway required to yield right-of-way
(b) The driver of a vehicle about to enter or cross a highway from a private road or driveway or from any other place that is not a highway shall yield the right-of-way to any other vehicle approaching on the highway.
Paved highway defined
(c) In this section, “paved highway” means a highway that has a hard, smooth surface of gravel, shells, crushed stone, paving blocks, asphalt, concrete, or other similar substance.
Vehicles required to stop before entering or crossing paved highway from unpaved highway
(d) The driver of a vehicle about to enter or cross a paved highway from an unpaved highway shall stop.
Vehicles entering paved highway from unpaved highway required to yield right-of-way
(e) The driver of a vehicle about to enter or cross a paved highway from an unpaved highway shall yield the right-of-way to any other vehicle approaching on the paved highway.

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Added by Acts 1977, c. 14, § 2, eff. July 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1986, c. 472, § 1; Acts 2017, c. 55, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017.
Formerly Art. 66 ½, § 11-404.
MD Code, Transportation, § 21-404, MD TRANS § 21-404
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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