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§ 21-504. Duties of drivers relating to pedestrians

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, § 21-504
§ 21-504. Duties of drivers relating to pedestrians
Due care to avoid collisions
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, the driver of a vehicle shall exercise due care to avoid colliding with any pedestrian.
Warning to pedestrian by sounding horn of vehicle
(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, the driver of a vehicle shall, if necessary, warn any pedestrian by sounding the horn of the vehicle.
Precautions for children or confused or incapacitated individuals
(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, the driver of a vehicle shall exercise proper precaution on observing any child or any obviously confused or incapacitated individual.

Credits

Added by Acts 1977, c. 14, § 2, eff. July 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1986, c. 472, § 1.
Formerly Art. 66 ½, § 11-504.
MD Code, Transportation, § 21-504, MD TRANS § 21-504
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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