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§ 21-509. Actions prohibited by pedestrians relating to controlled access highways

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, § 21-509
§ 21-509. Actions prohibited by pedestrians relating to controlled access highways
Walking along controlled access highway
(a) Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a pedestrian may not walk along a controlled access highway.
Walking on controlled access highway
(b) Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a pedestrian may not walk on a controlled access highway.
Walking along ramp leading to or from controlled access highway
(c) Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a pedestrian may not walk along a ramp leading to or from a controlled access highway.
Walking on ramp leading to or from controlled access highway
(d) Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a pedestrian may not walk on a ramp leading to or from a controlled access highway.
Walking along access road leading to or from controlled access highway
(e) Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a pedestrian may not walk along an access road leading to or from a controlled access highway.
Walking on access road leading to or from controlled access highway
(f) Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a pedestrian may not walk on an access road leading to or from a controlled access highway.
Leaving vehicle that is on controlled access highway
(g) Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a person may not leave any vehicle that is on a controlled access highway.
Leaving vehicle that is on ramp leading to or from controlled access highway
(h) Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a person may not leave any vehicle that is on a ramp leading to or from a controlled access highway.
Leaving vehicle that is on access road leading to or from controlled access highway
(i) Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a person may not leave any vehicle that is on an access road leading to or from a controlled access highway.
Application of section to emergencies
(j) This section does not apply to a person if an emergency prevents the movement of a vehicle in which he is riding and the person goes only to the nearest telephone or other source of assistance, nor to a person boarding or leaving a bus within a bus stop approved by the State Highway Administration.

Credits

Added by Acts 1977, c. 14, § 2, eff. July 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1978, c. 117; Acts 1986, c. 472, § 1.
Formerly Art. 66 ½, § 11-509.
MD Code, Transportation, § 21-509, MD TRANS § 21-509
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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