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§ 21-503. Pedestrians not crossing at crosswalk

West's Annotated Code of MarylandTransportation

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Transportation
Title 21. Vehicle Laws--Rules of the Road (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Pedestrians' Rights and Rules (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Transportation, § 21-503
§ 21-503. Pedestrians not crossing at crosswalk
Yield right-of-way to vehicles approaching roadway
(a) If a pedestrian crosses a roadway at any point other than in a marked crosswalk or in an unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, the pedestrian shall yield the right-of-way to any vehicle approaching on the roadway.
Crossing where pedestrian tunnels or overhead pedestrian crossings provided
(b) If a pedestrian crosses a roadway at a point where a pedestrian tunnel or overhead pedestrian crossing is provided, the pedestrian shall yield the right-of-way to any vehicle approaching on the roadway.
Crossing between adjacent intersections with traffic control signals
(c) Between adjacent intersections at which a traffic control signal is in operation, a pedestrian may cross a roadway only in a marked crosswalk.
Crossing roadway intersection diagonally
(d) A pedestrian may not cross a roadway intersection diagonally unless authorized by a traffic control device for crossing movements. If authorized to cross diagonally, a pedestrian may cross only in accordance with the traffic control device.

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Added by Acts 1977, c. 14, § 2, eff. July 1, 1977.
Formerly Art. 66 ½, § 11-503.
MD Code, Transportation, § 21-503, MD TRANS § 21-503
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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